Papahan, Pāpahan, Papa-han: 6 definitions


Papahan 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāpahan (पापहन्).—a. destroying sin; यत्र श्यामो लोहिताक्षो दण्डश्चरति पापहा । प्रजास्तत्र न मुह्यन्ति नेता चेत् साधु पश्यति (yatra śyāmo lohitākṣo daṇḍaścarati pāpahā | prajāstatra na muhyanti netā cet sādhu paśyati) || Manusmṛti 7.25.

Pāpahan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāpa and han (हन्).

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

Pāpahan (पापहन्).—[pāpa-han], adj. Destroying sin, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 25.

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

Pāpahan (पापहन्).—[adjective] destroying sin or the sinful.

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

Pāpahan (पापहन्):—[=pāpa-han] [from pāpa] mf(ghnī)n. destroying sin or the wicked, [Manu-smṛti]

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Papahan 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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