Gunahina, aka: Guṇahīna, Guna-hina; 5 Definition(s)

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Gunahina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

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guṇahīna : (adj.) devoid of virtue.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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guṇahīna (गुणहीन).—a (S) Void of attributes or properties. 2 Void of good qualities or endowments.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

guṇahīna (गुणहीन).—a Void of attributes or proper- ties. Void of good qualities or endow- ments.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Guṇahīna (गुणहीन).—a.

1) void of merit', meritless; काममामरणात्तिष्ठेद्- गृहे कन्यर्तुमत्यपि । न चैवैनां प्रयच्छेत्तु गुणहीनाय कर्हिचित् (kāmamāmaraṇāttiṣṭhed- gṛhe kanyartumatyapi | na caivaināṃ prayacchettu guṇahīnāya karhicit) Ms.9. 89.

2) poor (as food).

Guṇahīna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and hīna (हीन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guṇahīna (गुणहीन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Void of merit. 2. Free from properties. E. guṇa, and hīna void of.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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