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