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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Sanskrit हानि (hāni)

NounEdit

हानि (hānif (Urdu spelling هان)

  1. loss
    उसकी मृत्यु से विज्ञान की बड़ी हानि हुई।
    uskī mŕtyu se vijñān 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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SanskritEdit

NounEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  • 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.