?What does the name Delhi (Dehli) mean

What does the name Delhi (Dehli) mean?
It can mean a city with a defensive shield:
ढाल n. DhAla shield
The city’s mythical and old names, ie. Indrapat (protected by the god of war) and Purana Qila (Old Fort) indicate this:
पातुम् {पा} infinit. pAtum {pA} to protect
The Persian term Dehli is “far away” (dur ast), in fact, is Dehli drvu sta, ie. Dehli is standing firm:
ध्रुव adj. dhruva stable
ध्रुव adj. dhruva fixed
Mohammad RamezaniFarkhani, Kambiz Mirbaha och ۴ andra
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