Hatya, aka: Hatyā; 3 Definition(s)
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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
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.
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
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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Brahmahatyā (ब्रह्महत्या).—f. (-tyā) 1. Brahminicide, killing a Brahman. 2. Any crime equally h...
Gohatyā (गोहत्या).—f. (-tyā) Killing a cow. E. go, and hatyā murder. gohanane.
Bhrūṇahatyā (भ्रूणहत्या).—f. (-tyā) 1. Murder of the fœtus, procuring or causing abortion. 2. A...
Bālahatyā (बालहत्या).—infanticide. Bālahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāl...
Ātmahatyā (आत्महत्या).—suicide. Ātmahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman ...
Rājahatyā (राजहत्या).—regicide. Rājahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan ...
Pitṛhatyā (पितृहत्या).—parricide. Pitṛhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ...
Strīhatyā (स्त्रीहत्या).—the murder of a woman. Strīhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of ...
Bhrātṛhatyā (भ्रातृहत्या).—fratricide.Bhrātṛhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the term...
Ahihatya (अहिहत्य).—Ved. the slaying of the serpent or demon Vṛtra. Derivable forms: ahihatyam ...
Vīrahatyā (वीरहत्या).—the killing of a man; murder of a son; चान्द्रायणं चरेन्मासं वीरत्यासमं ह...
Śatruhatyā (शत्रुहत्या).—foe-slaughter. Śatruhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the ter...
pāṇḍharā hatyā (पांढरा हत्या).—a Epithet of a kind of rice.
Bālakahatyā (बालकहत्या).—infanticide.Bālakahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms...
Mitrahatyā (मित्रहत्या).—the murder of a friend.Mitrahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of...
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.296 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 1.2.18 < [Chapter 2 - Divya: In Heaven]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 168 - Vārtraghnī-saṅgama-tīrtha < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 35 - The legend of Yājñavalkya’s receiving the Veda from the Sun-God < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 2 - Answers Clarifying the Doubts of the Sages < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]