Hasi, Hashi: 4 definitions


Hasi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

hasi : (aor. of hasati) smiled; laughed.

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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

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

haśī (हशी).—f Derision, ridicule.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Hāsi (हासि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Hāsin.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hasi (ಹಸಿ):—

1) [verb] to have the discomfort, pain or weakness caused by a need for food; to need food; to become hungry.

2) [verb] to fast for a religious purpose.

3) [verb] (fig.) to have in intense and prolonged desire.

4) [verb] (fig.) to have greed, covetousness.

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Hasi (ಹಸಿ):—

1) [noun] anything that is green, new or fresh.

2) [noun] the quality or state of being wet, moistened, soaked in water, etc.; wetness; dampness.

3) [noun] a seed of a plant that is not yet ripened.

4) [noun] the green colour.

5) [noun] the quality of being raw, not cooked, baked, dried, etc.; rawness.

6) [noun] lack of emotional maturity, sense of responsibility, refinement, etc.

7) [noun] the quality of being oily; oiliness.

8) [noun] that part which forms the core, essence of a thing.

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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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