हस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́ʰas- (to laugh). Compare the reduplicated root जक्ष् (jakṣ).

Root[edit]

हस् (has)

  1. cl.1 P. (Dhātup. xvii, 72) हसति (mc. also °ते ; pf. जहास, जहसे MBh. &c. ; aor. अहसीत् Gr. ; fut. हसिता ib. ; हसिष्यति MBh. &c. ; inf. हसितुम् ib. ; ind.p. हसित्वा, -हस्य ib.), to laugh, smile, laugh at (instr.) ShaḍvBr. Gobh. MBh. &c.
  2. to deride, mock, ridicule (acc.) MBh. R. &c.
  3. to surpass, excel Kāvyâd.
  4. to expand, open (as a blossom) Kuval. : Pass. हस्यते (aor. अहासि), to be laughed or smiled at MBh. Kāv. &c.: Caus. हासयति (aor. अजीहसत्), to cause to laugh Hariv. Kum. : Desid. जिहसिषति (cf. √ 1. जक्ष्) Gr.: Intens. जाहस्यते (p. °यमान MBh.), जाहस्ति, to laugh continuously or immoderately ib.

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