Hin, Hiṅ, Him: 3 definitions

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Hin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Hiṅ (हिङ्):—ind. the lowing sound or cry made by a cow seeking her calf, [Ṛg-veda i, 164, 28.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Hin in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hiṃ (ಹಿಂ):—

1) [adjective] (in composition) at the rear or back; behind; back.

2) [adjective] distant or remote.

3) [adjective] of or for a time in the past.

4) [adjective] in a backward direction; returning; reversed.

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Hiṃ (ಹಿಂ):—

1) [noun] the rear or hinder part of anything.

2) [noun] that which is of, belongs to, happened in, the past.

3) [noun] the time that has gone by; days, months or years gone by; the past.

4) [noun] what has happened; the history, former life or experiences of a person, group or institution.

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Hiṃ (ಹಿಂ):—

1) [noun] the rear or hinder part of anything.

2) [noun] that which is of, belongs to, happened in, the past.

3) [noun] the time that has gone by; days, months or years gone by; the past.

4) [noun] what has happened; the history, former life or experiences of a person, group or institution.

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Hin (ಹಿನ್):—

1) [adjective] (as a first element in composition) at the rear or back; behind; back.

2) [adjective] distant or remote.

3) [adjective] of or for a time in the past.

4) [adjective] in a backward direction; returning; reversed.

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Hin (ಹಿನ್):—

1) [noun] the rear or hinder part of anything.

2) [noun] that which is of, belongs to, happened in the past.

3) [noun] the time that has gone by; days, months or years gone by; the past.

4) [noun] what has happened; the history, former life or experiences of a person, group or institution.

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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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