धनुष

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit धनुस् ‎(dhanus)

Noun[edit]

धनुष ‎(dhanuṣm ‎(Urdu spelling دھنش)

  1. bow
    राम का धनुष बहुत लम्बा है।
    rām kā dhanuṣ bahut lambā hai.
    Ram's bow is very long.
    धनुष चढ़ाना‎ ― dhanuṣ caṛhānā ― to draw a bow
    धनुष टूटना‎ ― dhanuṣ ṭūṭnā ― for a bow to be discharged
  2. rainbow
  3. arc (of a circle)
  4. (Zodiac) Sagittarius
  5. (historical) a unit of length equaling about 6 feet

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