English translation of 'अथवा'
1. either conjunction
You use either in front of the first of two or more alternatives, when you are stating the only possibilities or choices that there are. The other alternatives are introduced by 'or'.
Sightseeing is best done either by tour bus or by bicycle.
People either love me or they hate me.
Either she goes or I go.
2. or conjunction
You use or to link alternatives.
Would you like tea or coffee?
He said he would try to write or call.
I don't know whether people will buy it or not.
3. or conjunction
Or is used between two numbers to indicate that you are giving an approximate amount.
Drink two or three glasses of water after exercising.
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Translation of अथवा from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary