Bhrunahatya, Bhrūṇahatyā, Bhruna-hatya: 9 definitions
Bhrunahatya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या).—f S Killing of the embryo or the fœtus, procuring abortion.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या).—f Killing of the embryo or the fœtus.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या).—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.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tyā) 1. Murder of the fœtus, procuring or causing abortion. 2. Any sin equally heinous. E. bhrūṇa, and hatyā killing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhrūṇahatya (भ्रूणहत्य).—f. murder of an unborn child, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 47, 41, Seramp.
Bhrūṇahatya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrūṇa and hatya (हत्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या):—[=bhrūṇa-hatyā] [from bhrūṇa] f. idem, [Brāhmaṇa; Upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] the killing of a learned Brāhman, [Rāmāyaṇa [Scholiast or Commentator]]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या):—[bhrūṇa-hatyā] (tyā) 1. f. Procuring abortion.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Bhrūṇahatya (ಭ್ರೂಣಹತ್ಯ):—[noun] = ಭ್ರೂಣಹತ್ಯೆ [bhrunahatye].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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