Hahu, aka: Hahū; 3 Definition(s)


Hahu 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Hahū (हहू).—A Gandharva with the sun in summer.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 7.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

hāhū (हाहू).—f hāṃhūṃ n (hāṃ & hūṃ Imitative words.) A hem or other audible expiration as made to intimate wakefulness, attentiveness, presence &c. 2 Groaning or moaning. 3 Demurring, hemming and hawing.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hāhū (हाहू).—f hāṃhūṃ n Groaning. Demurring. A hem.

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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Graiṣmika (ग्रैष्मिक).—a. Relating to summer; ग्रैष्मौ मासौ गोप्तारावकुर्वन् (graiṣmau māsau go...
huhā (हुहा).—f A hem, haw &c. See hāhū.

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