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Dastoor (दस्तूर)

Origin: Persian

Dastoor is an Urdu word, it means “tradition, custom/usage/manner/rule” in English, while in Hindi it’s called as “pratha/प्रथा, prayog/प्रयोग, dhang/ढंग, niyam/नियम.”

For eg:Ishq main fanaa ho jaana hai dastoor yahi” which means, “to sacrifice oneself in love, is a custom.”

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