हानि

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit हानि (hāni).

Noun[edit]

हानि (hānif (Urdu spelling هان‎)

  1. loss
    उसकी मृत्यु से विज्ञान की बड़ी हानि हुई।
    uskī mŕtyu se vigyān kī baṛī hāni huī.
    His death was a great loss to science.
  2. harm, damage
    कोई हानि नहीं हुई।koī hāni nahī̃ huī.There is no harm done.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root हा (, to be empty, abandoned).

Noun[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

Descendants[edit]

  • Telugu: హాని (hāni)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “हानि”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons.
  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.