हत्या

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit हत्या (hatyā), from the root verb हन् (han, to kill, slay, destroy, strike down).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɦət̪.jɑː/, [ɦət̪.jäː]

Noun[edit]

हत्या (hatyāf (Urdu spelling ہتیا‎)

  1. murder, assassination, killing
    हत्या का घटना-स्थल बहुत अराजक था।
    hatyā kā ghaṭnā-sthal bahut arājak thā.
    The scene of the murder was very chaotic.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb हन् (han, to kill, slay, destroy, strike down)

Noun[edit]

हत्या (hatyāf

  1. killing, slaying, slaughter, murder (particularly of the criminal variety, as in गोहत्या, भ्रूणहत्या, etc.)

References[edit]

  • Vaman Shivaram Apte, “A Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], retrieved 12-12-2012