śas शस्

Definition: cl.1 P. () ś/asati- (Vedic or Veda also -śasti-and -śāsti-; perfect tense śaśāsa- ;3. plural śaśasuḥ- grammar; future śasitā- ; śasiṣyati- ; Vedic or Veda infinitive mood -ś/asas- ; ind.p. -śasya- ), to cut down, kill, slaughter (mostly vi-śas- q.v)