Huta, aka: Hūta; 8 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Huta (हुत).—One of the five sacrifices (pañcayajña).—The offering into fire is called ‘Huta’. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 3.74)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Huta (हुत).—One of the five great yajñas. (See Prahutam).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Huta (हुत).—Of Dvayāmuṣyāyana gotra.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 52.

1b) A Sukha god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 19.

1c) A mukhya gaṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 18.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

huta : (nt.) the thing sacrificed; an oblation.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Huta, (pp. of juhati) sacrificed, worshipped, offered Vin.I, 36=J.I, 83; D.I, 55; J.I, 83 (nt. “oblation”); Vv 3426 (su°, +sudinna, suyiṭṭha); Pug.21; Dhs.1215; DA.I, 165; DhA.II, 234.

—āsana (cp. Sk. hutāśana) the fire, lit. “oblationeater” Dāvs II.43; Vism.171 (=aggi). (Page 732)

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

huta (हुत).—p (S) Offered with fire; burnt in oblation: also by which sacrifices have been consumed or offered;--used of the fire. 2 fig. Burned to ashes; destroyed by fire--a thing in general. 3 S Called, invoked, summoned.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

huta (हुत).—p Burnt in oblation.

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

Huta (हुत).—p. p. [hu-kta]

1) Offered as an oblation to fire, burnt as a sacrificial offering; हुतं च दत्तं च तथैव तिष्ठति (hutaṃ ca dattaṃ ca tathaiva tiṣṭhati) Karṇabhāra 1.22.

2) One to whom an oblation is offered; Ś.4; R.2.71.

-taḥ Name of Śiva.

-tam 1 An oblation, offering.

2) An Oblation to fire; द्वे देवानभाजय- दिति हुतं च प्रहुतं च (dve devānabhājaya- diti hutaṃ ca prahutaṃ ca) Bṛ. Up.1.5.2; Bg.9.16.

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Hūta (हूत).—p. p. [hve-kta saṃprasāraṇam]

1) Called, summoned, invited &c.; see ह्वे (hve).

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Hūta (हूत).—The act of calling; P.VIII.2.84.

Derivable forms: hūtam (हूतम्).

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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