हानि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit हानि (hāni)

Noun[edit]

हानि (hānifUrdu spelling هان

  1. loss
    उसकी मृत्यु से विज्ञान की बड़ी हानि हुई।
    His death was a great loss to science.
  2. harm, damage
    कोई हानि नहीं हुई।
    There is no harm done.

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Sanskrit[edit]

हानि (hānif

  1. (accord. to some fr. √ हन्) abandonment, relinquishment.
  2. taking off, laying aside (ornaments).
  3. decrease, diminution.
  4. deprivation of (abl.).
  5. damage, loss, failure (also in a lawsuit), ruin.
  6. insufficiency, deficit, a minus ĀṡvGṛ. MBh. cessation, disappearance, non-existence.

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References[edit]

  • हानि in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)
  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.