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Krośa

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króśa m. ( cf. klóśa ) a cry, yell, shriek, shout VS. xxx, 19 TS. vii ( cf. karṇa-k° )

' the range of the voice in calling or hallooing ', a measure of distance ( an Indian league, commonly called a Kos= 1000 Daṇḍas = 4000 Hastas = 1/ 4 Yojana

according to others = 2000 Daṇḍas = 8000 Hastas = 1/2 Gavyūti ) KātyŚr. MBh. etc.

( ám ), n. ( g. jvalâdi ), N. of different Sāmans TS. vii Lāṭy. ĀrshBr.

Source

http://www.sanskrita.org/wiki/index.php?title=kroza