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Dhaṁsati,[Ved.dhvaṁsati to fall to dust,sink down,perish; Idg.dheǔes to fly like dust,cp.Sk.dhūsara “dusky”; Ags.dust; Ger.dust & dunst; E.dusk & dust; prob.also Lat.furo] to fall from,to be deprived of (c.Abl.),to be gone D.III,184 (with Abl.asmā lokā dh.) A.II,67; V,76,77; It.11; Th.1,225,610; J.III,260,318,441,457; IV,611; V,218,375.-- Caus.dhaṁseti [Sk.dhvaṁsayati,but more likely=Sk.dharṣayati (to infest,molest= Lat.infestare.On similar sound-change P.dhaṁs°› Sk.dharṣ cp.P.daṁseti›Sk.darśayati).Caus.of dhṛṣṇoti to be daring,to assault cp.Gr.qaρsos audacious,bold,Lat.festus,Goth.gadars=E.dare; Ohg.gitar] to deprive of,to destroy,assault,importune D.I,211; S.III,123; Sn.591; J.III,353; Miln.227; Sdhp.357,434.Cp.pa°,pari°.(Page 334)

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