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Dasyu

[duhs-yoo]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. 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
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  • Dasyu and Dasa are “applied in many passages of the Rigveda to superhuman enemies”.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie