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 dhanu [ dhanu ]


m. or ( Uṇ. i, 82 ) 2. dhanū, f. ( fr. √ 2. dhan ? ) a bow, Hit. Śāntiś.

a measure of 4 Hastas or cubits, L. ( cf. dhanv-antara below )

the sign of the zodiac Sagittarius, Priy. i, 5

Buchanania Latifolia, L.

Semecarpus Anacardium, L.

( dhánu, or dhanū ), f. a dry sandbank, a sandy shore [ cf. Eng. bight, Germ. Bucht ]

RV. AV. i, 17 ( nom. °nūs ).




dhanu-ketakī [ dhanuketakI ]

f. a kind of flower, L.



dhanu-gupta [ dhanugupta ]

m. N. of a man, L.



dhanu-rāja [ dhanurAja ]

m. N. of one of the ancestors of Śakya-muni, L.



dhanu-rāś7i [ dhanurAzi ]

m. the sign of the zodiac Sagittarius, L.



dhanu-śreṇī [ dhanuzreNI ]

f. Sanseviera Zeylanica, L.



dhanu-stambha [ dhanustambha ]

See dhanuḥ-st°.



dhanu-hastā [ dhanuhastA ]

f. N. of a being attendant on Devī, W.



dhanv-aṅga [ dhanvaGga ]

See dhaṅvaga.



dhanv-antara [ dhanvantara ]

n. the space or distance of a Dhanu or 4 Hastas, MBh. viii, 4224

N. of Śiva, vii, 9536 ( Nīlak. ' bow-string ' but cf. °tari ).



dhánvarṇas [ dhanvarNas ]

mfn. overflowing the dry land, RV. v, 45, 2.