दोस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dous-.

Noun[edit]

दोस् (dosn

  1. (m. only R. vi, 1, 3 ; nom. acc. sg. दोस् ṠBr. ; du. दोषी Kauṡ. ; दोर्भ्याम् n. MBh. Kāv. ; pl. °भिस् Mālav. ; दोह्षु BhP.) the forearm, the arm etc. = दोषन् (q.v.)
  2. the part of an are defining its sine.
  3. the side of a triangle or square. (compare बाहु and भुज).

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899