Hun, Hūn, Huṉ: 6 definitions

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Hun means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, biology, Tamil. 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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Hūn.—(IE 8-8), same as varāha; name of a gold coin of about 50 grains, called pagoda or ‘star pagoda’ in English. Note: hūn is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Hūn.—same as hon or varāha (q. v.), etc. Note: hūn is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Hun in Mexico is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea hirta Bonaf. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Landwirthschaftliche Flora (1866)
· The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening … (1887)
· FBI (1897)
· Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1891)
· New York State Agric. Expt. Sta. Rept. (1884)
· Prodromus stirpium in horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium. (1796)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Hun (हुन्):—(only in 3. sg. [Potential] hunet) = √1. hu, to sacrifice, [Pañcarātra; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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Hun 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

Huṇ (ಹುಣ್):—[noun] = ಹುಣ್ಣು [hunnu].

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Huṉ (ஹுன்) noun Pagoda, a gold coin of the value of Rs. 3½; வராகன். [varagan.] (C. G.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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