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हि (transliteration needed)

  1. blood



हि ()

  1. for, because, on account of (never standing first in a sentence, but generally after the first word and used enclitically, sometimes after pronouns)
    सर्वो हि पृतना जिगीषति (sárvo hí pṛ́tanā jígīṣati) — for everybody wishes to win battles
    भवान् हि प्रमाणम् (bhavān hi pramāṇam) — for your honour is the authority
    तथा हि (tathā hi) — for example; accordingly
    न हि (ná hí), नहि (nahí) — for not; not at all
  2. just, pray, do (with an imperative or potential emphatically; sometimes with indicative)
    पश्यामो हि (paśyāmo hi) — we will just see
  3. indeed, assuredly, surely, of course, certainly
    हि वै (hí vaí) — most assuredly
    हि – तु (hi – tu), हि – पुनर् (hi – punar) — indeed – but
  4. often a mere expletive, especially to avoid a hiatus, sometimes repeated in the same sentence; hi is also said to be an interjection of "envy", "contempt", "hurry" etc.