[ duhs-yoo ]
/ ˈdʌs yu /
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a member of the Asuras, survivors of the ancient culture of Harappa: defeated by Indra.
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Origin of Dasyu
From the Sanskrit word dasyu
Words nearby Dasyu
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Example sentences from the Web for Dasyu
Dasyu and Dasa are “applied in many passages of the Rigveda to superhuman enemies”.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie