Hita; 5 Definition(s)


Hita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

hita : (nt.) benefit; blessing; good; welfare. (adj.), useful; beneficial. (m.), a friend.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Hita, (adj.) (pp. of dahati1) useful, suitable, beneficial, friendly A.I, 58, 155 sq.; II, 191; D.III, 211 sq.; Dh.163.—(m.) a friend, benefactor Mhvs 3, 37.—(nt.) benefit, blessing, good Vin.I, 4; Sn.233; A.II, 96 sq., 176; It.78; SnA 500.—Opp. ahita A.I, 194; M.I, 332.

—ânukampin friendly & compassionate D.I, 4, 227; Sn.693; J.I, 241, 244. —ûpacāra beneficial conduct. saving goodness J.I, 172. —esin desiring another’s welfare, well-wishing M.II, 238; S.IV, 359; V, 157; °tā seeking another’s welfare, solicitude Dhs.1056; DhsA.362; VvA.260. —kara a benefactor Mhvs 4, 65. Hinati (hi, hinoti) to send; only in cpd. pahiṇati. (Page 731)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

hita (हित).—n (S) Advantage, benefit, profit, good. hita śōdhaṇēṃ g. of o. To seek the welfare or good of.

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hita (हित).—a (S) Advantageous, beneficial, profitable, good. 2 S Proper, fit, right.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hita (हित).—n Advantage, profit. a Profitable. Proper. hita śōdhaṇēṃ Seek the welfare of.

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

Hita (हित).—a. [dhā-kta, hi-kta vā]

1) Put, laid, placed.

2) Held, taken.

3) Suitable, fit, proper, good (with dat.); गोभ्यो हितं गोहितम् (gobhyo hitaṃ gohitam).

4) Useful, advantageous.

5) Beneficial, advantageous, wholesome, salutary (said of words, diet &c.); हितं मनोहारि च दुर्लभं वचः (hitaṃ manohāri ca durlabhaṃ vacaḥ) Ki.1.4;14.63.

6) Friendly, kind, affectionate, well-disposed (generally with loc.); माता मित्रं पिता चेति स्वभावात् त्रितयं हितम् (mātā mitraṃ pitā ceti svabhāvāt tritayaṃ hitam) H.1.35.

7) Sent, impelled.

8) Gone, proceeded.

9) Auspicious.

-taḥ A friend, benefactor, friendly adviser; हितान्न यः संशृणुते स किंप्रभुः (hitānna yaḥ saṃśṛṇute sa kiṃprabhuḥ) Ki.1.5; आपदामापतन्तीनां हितोऽप्यायाति हेतु- ताम् (āpadāmāpatantīnāṃ hito'pyāyāti hetu- tām) H.1.28.

-tā A causeway, dike; Ms.9.274.

2) Name of particular veins; हिता नाम नाड्यो द्वासप्ततिसहस्राणि हृदयात् पुरीततमभिप्रतिष्ठन्ते (hitā nāma nāḍyo dvāsaptatisahasrāṇi hṛdayāt purītatamabhipratiṣṭhante) Bṛ. Up.2.1.19.

-tam 1 Benefit, profit or advantage.

2) Anything proper or suitable.

3) Well-being, welfare, good.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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