धृष्णोति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰers-. Cognate with Ancient Greek θράσος (thrásos), Latin infestus, Old Church Slavonic дрьзати (drĭzati), Old English durran.

Verb[edit]

धृष्णोति (dhṛṣṇoti)

  1. to be bold or courageous or confident or proud
  2. to dare or venture
  3. to dare to attack , treat with indignity
  4. to surpass
  5. to offend, violate (a woman), overpower, overcome

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 519