Dasyu

[ duhs-yoo ]

nounHinduism.
  1. a member of the Asuras, survivors of the ancient culture of Harappa: defeated by Indra.

Origin of Dasyu

1
From the Sanskrit word dasyu

Words Nearby Dasyu

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How to use Dasyu in a sentence

  • Dasyu and Dasa are “applied in many passages of the Rigveda to superhuman enemies”.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie