धृष्णोति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰr̥s-néw-ti (to dare). Cognate with Ancient Greek θράσος (thrásos, confidence, boldness, audacity), Proto-Slavic *dьrznǫti (to dare), English dare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

धृष्णोति (dhṛṣṇóti)

  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