Anahuti, Anāhuti: 5 definitions


Anahuti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anāhuti (अनाहुति).—f. Not sacrificing; a sacrifice not worthy of that name; also an improper oblation; तेनास्मद्विश्वाम- निरामनाहुतिमपामीवामप दुष्वप्न्यं सुव (tenāsmadviśvāma- nirāmanāhutimapāmīvāmapa duṣvapnyaṃ suva) Rv.1.37.4 and अपामी- वामप विश्वामनाहुतिम् (apāmī- vāmapa viśvāmanāhutim) 63.12.

Derivable forms: anāhutiḥ (अनाहुतिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Anāhuti (अनाहुति):—[=an-āhuti] f. non-sacrificing, [Ṛg-veda x, 37, 4 and 63, 12]

2) [v.s. ...] a sacrifice unworthy of its name, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anāhuti (अनाहुति):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-tiḥ) 1) Not-sacrificing.

2) A bad or im-proper sacrificing. E. a neg. or deter. and āhuti.

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Anahuti in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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