Hatya, aka: Hatyā; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Hatya 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

hatyā (हत्या).—f (S) Murder; killing in general, but understood only of that killing (whether of man or of any animal) which is viewed as criminal. Ex. of comp. ātmahatyā &c. See under hatyārā. 2 A term of reviling for a starveling, or a lean and meagre man or beast.

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hatyā (हत्या).—m (Or hātyā) A term of the loom. The handle or stock of the phaṇī or comb. 2 The handle of a rāhaṭa or wheel of many kinds. 3 See hattā throughout.

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hātyā (हात्या).—m (hāta) A handle (i. e. the extremity of the spoke projecting beyond the fellies) of a waterwheel; one of the pins by which the wheel is turned. 2 A rough glove made of rope or stiff hairs; with which horses are rubbed down. 3 A member of a loom. The handle or stock of the phaṇī or comb.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hatyā (हत्या).—f Killing; murder.

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hatyā (हत्या).—m A term of the loom. The handle of a wheel.

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hātyā (हात्या).—m A handle of a water-wheel.

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

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hatyā (हत्या).—[han-bhāve kyap] Killing, slaying, slaughter, murder, particularly criminal killing; as in भ्रूणहत्या, गोहत्या (bhrūṇahatyā, gohatyā) &c.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

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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Relevant definitions

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Brahmahatya
Brahmahatyā (ब्रह्महत्या).—Killing a Brāhmaṇa is called Brahmahatyā. In ancient India killing a...
Gohatya
Gohatyā (गोहत्या).—In ancient India killing of cows was considered to be a great sin. It is int...
Balahatya
Bālahatyā (बालहत्या).—infanticide. Bālahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāl...
Atmahatya
Ātmahatyā (आत्महत्या).—suicide. Ātmahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman ...
Bhrunahatya
Bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या).—killing an embryo, causing abortion; भ्रूणहत्यां वा एते घ्रन्ति (bhrū...
Rajahatya
Rājahatyā (राजहत्या).—regicide. Rājahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan ...
Pitrihatya
Pitṛhatyā (पितृहत्या).—parricide. Pitṛhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ...
Strihatya
Strīhatyā (स्त्रीहत्या).—the murder of a woman. Strīhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of ...
Bhratrihatya
Bhrātṛhatyā (भ्रातृहत्या).—fratricide.Bhrātṛhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the term...
Shatruhatya
Śatruhatyā (शत्रुहत्या).—foe-slaughter. Śatruhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the ter...
Mitrahatya
Mitrahatyā (मित्रहत्या).—the murder of a friend.Mitrahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of...
Ahihatya
Ahihatya (अहिहत्य).—Ved. the slaying of the serpent or demon Vṛtra. Derivable forms: ahihatyam ...
Pandhara Hatya
pāṇḍharā hatyā (पांढरा हत्या).—a Epithet of a kind of rice.
Balakahatya
Bālakahatyā (बालकहत्या).—infanticide.Bālakahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms...
Khili
khiḷī (खिळी).—f A bolt; a bar of a door.

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