Dos: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dos (दोस्).—m., n. [damyate anena dam do'si ardharcā°; Uṇādi-sūtra 2.69] (doṣan is optionally substituted for this word after acc. dual.)

1) The forearm, the arm; तमुपाद्रवदुद्यम्य दक्षिणं दोर्निशाचरः (tamupādravadudyamya dakṣiṇaṃ dorniśācaraḥ) R.15.23; हेमपात्रगतं दोर्भ्यामादधानं पयश्चरुम् (hemapātragataṃ dorbhyāmādadhānaṃ payaścarum) 1.51; Kumārasambhava 3.76.

2) The part of an arc defining its sine.

3) The side of a triangle or square.

4) A measure of eighteen inches; Mātaṅga. L.1.14.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dos (दोस्).— (the base of many cases is doṣan), n. The fore-arm, Rām, 3, 35, 78.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dos (दोस्).—[neuter] ([masculine]) fore-arm, arm i.[grammar]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Dos (दोस्):—[from doṣan] n. (m. only, [Rāmāyaṇa vi, 1, 3]; [nominative case] [accusative] sg. dos, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]; [dual number] doṣī, [Kauśika-sūtra]; dorbhyām n., [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]; [plural] bhis, [Mālavikāgnimitra]; dohṣu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]) the fore-arm, the arm etc. = doṣan (q.v.)

2) [v.s. ...] the part of an arc defining its sine, [Sūryasiddhānta]

3) [v.s. ...] the side of a triangle or square, [Horace H. Wilson] (cf. bāhu and bhuja).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dos (दोस्):—(doḥ) 5. m. An arm; the side of a triangle or square.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dos (दोस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Do.

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