durwan

noun dur·wan \də(r)ˈwän, -wȯn\

Definition of durwan

plural

-s

India

  1. :  porter, doorkeeper

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Origin and Etymology of durwan

Persian darwān, from dar door (from Middle Persian, from Old Persian duvar-) + Persian -wān keeping, guarding, from Middle Persian -pān; akin to Sanskrit dvār door — more at door


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