Hatya, Hatyā: 7 definitions

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

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

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.

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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hatyā (हत्या).—f.

(-tyā) Killing, slaying, (used chiefly in criminal killing, as in brahmahatyā the murder of a Brahman, gohatyā killing a cow, &c. E. han to kill, kyap aff., and na changed to ta .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hatya (हत्य).—i. e. han + tya, n., and f. , Killing, Chr. 297, 14 = [Rigveda.] i. 112, 14 (n.); [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 306 (I read tasya hatyā tadutthānā, The murder of that man has its origin in this person, i. e. his death is caused by that person, by trusting to whom he has found it; but cf. also Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 2850); 221, 14 (f.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hatya (हत्य).—[neuter] (—°) & hatyā [feminine] killing, slaughter.

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

1) Hatya (हत्य):—[from han] n. (ifc.) killing, slaying, slaughter, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

2) Hatyā (हत्या):—[from han] f. killing, slaying, slaughter, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

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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