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From Sanskrit धनुस् (dhanus)

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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 चढ़ानाdhanuṣ caṛhānāto draw a bow
    धनुष टूटनाdhanuṣ ṭūṭnāfor 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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