Bhrunahati, Bhrūṇahati, Bhruna-hati: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrūṇahati (भ्रूणहति).—killing an embryo, causing abortion; भ्रूणहत्यां वा एते घ्रन्ति (bhrūṇahatyāṃ vā ete ghranti); Trisuparṇa 2; Y.1.64.

2) the killing of a learned Brāhmaṇa; भ्रूणहत्यामसि प्राप्ता (bhrūṇahatyāmasi prāptā) Rām.2.74.4 (com. śākhādhyetṛbrahmahatyāṃ prāptāsi); अल्पेन तृषितो द्रुह्मन् भ्रूणहत्यां न बुध्यते (alpena tṛṣito druhman bhrūṇahatyāṃ na budhyate) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.26.21.

Derivable forms: bhrūṇahatiḥ (भ्रूणहतिः).

Bhrūṇahati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrūṇa and hati (हति). See also (synonyms): bhrūṇahatyā.

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

Bhrūṇahati (भ्रूणहति):—[=bhrūṇa-hati] [from bhrūṇa] f. ([Mahābhārata]) the killing of an embryo.

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