adjective far distant, remote, opp. āsanna (Ja.ii.154) or santika (Dhs.677; Vism.402)
■ Pv-a.117. Often in compounds (see below), also as dūri˚; e.g. dūri-bhāva distance Vism.71 Vism.377; Dhs-a.76
■ Cases mostly used adverbially, viz acc. dūraṃ far Ja.ii.154; Dhp-a.i.192
■ abl. dūrato from afar, aloof Vin.i.15; Vin.ii.195; SN.i.212; Snp.511; Dhp.219; Ja.v.78 (dūra-dūrato); Mil.23; Pv-a.107. dūrato karoti to keep aloof from Pv-a.17
■ loc. dūre at a distance also as prep. away from, far from (c. abl.), e.g. Snp.468; Ja.ii.155, Ja.ii.449 (= ārā); Ja.iii.189
■ Snp.772; Dhp.304; Ja.vi.364; Dhs.677
■ dūre-pātin one who shoots far [cp. Sk. dūra-pātin] AN.i.284; AN.ii.170, AN.ii.202. Ja.iv.494 See also akkhaṇavedhin
■ atidūre too far Vin.ii.215.
- -kantana at Thag.1123: the correct reading seems to be the variant reading durākantana, see ākantana;
- -gata gone far away Pv.ii.13#4 (= paralokagata Pv-a.164); Dhp-a.iii.377 (durā˚).
- -(ṃ)gama far-going, going here there Dhp.37 (cp. Dhp-a.i.304); Pv.ii.9#10;
- -ghuṭṭha farrenowned Pv.ii.8#2;
- -vihāra (-vuttin) living far away Snp.220.
Sk. dūra, Ved. duva (stirring, urging on), compar. davīyān, Av. dūrō (far), *dāu; cp. Ohg zawen, Goth. taujan = E. do. Another form is *deṷā far in respect to time, as in Gr. δήν, δηρόν, Lat. dū-dum (cp. dū-rare = en-dure). See also dutiya & dūta