Hantu; 3 Definition(s)

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Hantu 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

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hantu : (m.) one who kills or strikes.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hantu (हन्तु).—

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

Hantu (हन्तु).—m.

(-ntuḥ) 1. Death. 2. A bull. E. han to kill, tun aff.

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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