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धृष्णोति

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪ʱr̩ʂ.ɳɐ́w.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /d̪ʱr̩ʂˈɳoː.t̪i/
  • VerbEdit

    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

    ReferencesEdit

    • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 519