Hantu; 3 Definition(s)
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hantu : (m.) one who kills or strikes.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
1) Killing, death; वधान्निवृत्तं तं भूयो हन्तवेऽत्रिरचोदयत् (vadhānnivṛttaṃ taṃ bhūyo hantave'triracodayat) Bhāg.4.19.15;11.5.5.
2) A bull.
Derivable forms: hantuḥ (हन्तुः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-ntuḥ) 1. Death. 2. A bull. E. han to kill, tun aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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