Hanti, Hamti: 3 definitions


Hanti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

hanti : (han + a) kills; strikes; injures.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Hanti (हन्ति):—[from han] f. the root or verb han, [Nyāyamālā-vistara]

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Haṃti (ಹಂತಿ):—

1) [noun] a number of people or things arranged so as to form a line; a row; a file.

2) [noun] people sitting down in a row taking meals.

3) [noun] a group, flock, herd, multitude or troop.

4) [noun] the act of succeeding or coming after another in order or sequence; succession.

5) [noun] any of a series of such horizontal lines in parallel, as of seats in a theater or airplane, corn in a field, etc.

6) [noun] a row of written or printed characters extending across or part way across a page; a line.

7) [noun] a number of cattle tied one by the side of the other, that are made to go round and round a pole on the threshed crops (as paddy) to separate remaining grains.

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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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