धृष्णोति

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 519
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 16:15