Hims, Hiṃs: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hiṃs (हिंस्).—1, 7 P., 1 U. (hiṃsati, hinasti, hiṃsayati-te, hiṃsita)

1) To strike, hit.

2) To hurt, injure, harm; दीर्घौ बुद्धिमतो बाहू स ताभ्यां हन्ति हिंसितः (dīrghau buddhimato bāhū sa tābhyāṃ hanti hiṃsitaḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.37.

3) To afflict, torment; हिनस्ति प्रत्यङ्गं ज्वर इव गरीयानिप इतो (hinasti pratyaṅgaṃ jvara iva garīyānipa ito) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 2.1.

4) To kill, slay, destroy completely; कीर्ति सूते दुष्कृतं या हिनस्ति (kīrti sūte duṣkṛtaṃ yā hinasti) Uttararāmacarita 5.31; R.8.45; न हिनस्त्यात्मनात्मानं ततो याति परां गतिम् (na hinastyātmanātmānaṃ tato yāti parāṃ gatim) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 13.28; Bhaṭṭikāvya 6.38;14.57;15.78.

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

Hiṃs (हिंस्).— (an anomal. desider. of han), i. 1, and ii. 7, hinas, hiṃs, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To strike, [Bhaṭṭikāvya, (ed. Calc.)] 17, 13. 2. To hurt, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 73. 3. To kill, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 42. 4. To destroy, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 16; [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 342. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. hiṃsita, n. Injury, [Pañcatantra] v. [distich] 70. [Causal.], or i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To kill, Mahābhārata 3, 13030.

— With ā ā, To kill, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 20, v. r.

— With upa upa, 1. To hurt, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 73. 2. To injure, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 26.

— With prati prati, pratihiṃsita, n. Requital of an injury, [Pañcatantra] v. [distich] 70.

— With vi vi, 1. To injure, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 56, 39, Seramp. 2. To damage (grain), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 238.

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

Hiṃs (हिंस्).—hinasti hiṃste hiṃsati [participle] hiṃsita (q.v.) injure, hurt, harm, kill, destroy. [Causative] hiṃsayati the same. [Desiderative] jihiṃsiṣati wish to injure etc.

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

1) Hiṃs (हिंस्):—1. hiṃs ([originally] [Desiderative] of √han) [class] 1. 7. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxix, 19; xxxiv, 23]) hiṃsati, hinasti ([Vedic or Veda] and [Epic] also [Ātmanepada] hiṃsate, hiṃste; 2. sg. hiṃsi for hinassi, [Mahābhārata iii, 13269]; [perfect tense] jihiṃsa, sima, jīhiṃsīḥ, [Atharva-veda]; [Aorist] ahiṃsīt, hiṃsīt, [Ṛg-veda] etc.; [future] hiṃsita [grammar]; hiṃsiṣyati, te, [Brāhmaṇa] etc.; [infinitive mood] hiṃsitum [Vedic or Veda] also hiṃsitoḥ [ib.]; [indeclinable participle] hiṃsitvā, [Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]; -hiṃsya, [Mahābhārata]),

—to injure, harm, wound, kill, destroy, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.:—[Passive voice] hiṃsyate ([Aorist] ahiṃsi), to be injured or killed, [Ṛg-veda] (in a-hiṃsyamāna) etc.:—[Causal] or [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxxiv, 23]) hiṃsayati ([Aorist] ajihiṃsat), to injure, harm, kill, slay, [Mahābhārata] :—[Desiderative] jihiṃsiṣati, to wish to injure etc., [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] : [Intensive] jehiṃsyate, jehiṃsti [grammar]

2) 2. hiṃs mfn. injuring, striking (See su-hiṃs).

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

Hiṃs (हिंस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Hiṃsa.

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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 (even English!). 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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