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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dáwš, from Proto-Indo-European *dóws (arm). Cognate with Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬊𐬱 (daoš), Persian دوش (duš).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

दोस् (dósn

  1. forearm, arm
    Synonyms: बाहु (bāhu), प्रवेष्ट (praveṣṭa), भुज (bhuja)
  2. (geometry) the part of an arc defining its sine
  3. (geometry) the side of a triangle or square

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 498