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Grammar Search
"hetu" has 2 results
hetu: neuter nominative singular stem: hetu
hetu: neuter accusative singular stem: hetu
Amarakosha Search
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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
bhāvaḥ3.3.215MasculineSingularjanmahetu, ādyopalabdhisthānam
bhrātṛvyaḥ3.3.154MasculineSingularśapathaḥ, jñānam, viśvāsaḥ, hetu, randhraḥ, adhīnaḥ, śabdaḥ
kareṇuḥ3.3.58FeminineSingularpramātā, hetu, maryādā, śāstreyattā
prāduḥ3.3.264MasculineSingularhetu, avadhāraṇam
upalā3.3.207FeminineSingularsasyam, hetukṛtam
uta3.3.251MasculineSingularprakāśaḥ, ādiḥ, samāptiḥ, hetu, prakaraṇam
vāsitā3.3.82FeminineSingularhetu, lakṣma
Monier-Williams Search
11 results for hetu"
Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
hetum. "impulse", motive, cause, cause of, reason for (locative case,rarely dative case or genitive case; hetunā-, hetoḥ-, hetave-, hetau-,"for a cause or reason","by reason of","on account of"[with genitive case or compound exempli gratia, 'for example' mama hetoḥ-or mad-dhetoḥ-,"on account of me"]; kaṃ hetum-or ko heṭuḥ-,"wherefore?""why?" ; yato hetoḥ-,"because"; anena hetunā-or iti hetoḥ-,"for this reason"; mṛtyu-hetave-,"in order to kill"; hetur alaukikaḥ-,"a supernatural cause"; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' hetu-also ="having as a cause or motive","caused or effected or actuated or attracted or impelled by" exempli gratia, 'for example' karma-hetu-,"caused by the acts [of a former existence]"; māṃsa-hetu-,"attracted by [the smell of] flesh"; karma-phala-hetu-,"impelled by [the expectation of] the consequences of any act") etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. a logical reason or deduction or argument, the reason for an inference (especially applied to the second member or avayava- of the five-membered syllogismSee nyāya-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. logic (in generalSee hetuvidyā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. (in gram.) the agent of the causal verb View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. (with Buddhists) primary cause (as opp. to pratyaya- q.v) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. (with paśu-pati-s) that which causes the bondage of the soul id est the external world and the senses View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. a means (hetubhiḥ- in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound'"by means of") View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. mode, manner (hetubhiḥ- in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound'"according to") View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. price, cost View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. condition View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hetum. (in rhetoric) equals kāvya-liṅga- (q.v) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Macdonell Vedic Search
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hetu he-tú, m. cause: ab. hetós for the sake of, x. 34, 2 [impulse: hi impel].
Macdonell Search
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hetu m. [impulse: √ hi] cause, motive, of (lc., --°ree;, rarely d., g.; very rare in V.); C.: reason, argument, proof (in logic = second part of the five-membered syllogism); means; price (rare); condition, sine quâ non (of sub sistence); manner (rare); agent of the causa tive verb (gr.); primary cause (opp. pratyaya, secondary cause: B.); cause of the bondage of the soul, world of sense, nature (among the Pâsupatas); short speech setting forth the requisite conditions for the attainment of an end (dr.): in. hetunâ, ab. g. hetoh, rarely also d. or lc., for a cause or reason, by reason of, on account of (g., --°ree;); yato hetoh, because; iti hetoh, for this reason; --°ree; a. having -as a cause, caused, impelled, or attracted by: -ka, (--°ree;) a. (î) causing, producing; caused or produced by; -tâ, f. causation; -tva, n. id.; state of being the reason orthe primary cause; agency of the causal verb; -mat, a. having a cause, caused; provided with reasons or proofs, well-founded; open to argument; -mâtra-tâ, f. condition of being a mere means; -mâtra-maya, a. serving only as a means; -rûpaka, n. reasoned metaphor; -vidyâ, f. dialectics, logic; -sâstra, n. id.
Dictionary of Sanskrit Search
"hetu" has 1 results
hetu(1)cause: cf नतेः परस्योभयहेतुसंग्रहात् Ṛgvedaprātiśākhya by Śaunaka ( Sanskrit Sāhityapariṣad Edition, Calcutta.)XI.2: also confer, compareहेतौ P. II.3.23; हेतुहेतुमतोर्लिङ् P.III.3. 126; (2) causal agent confer, compare यः कारयति स हेतुः Kat. II. 4.15: confer, compare also तत्प्रयोजको हेतुश्च P. I. 4.55.
Vedabase Search
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hetu noun (masculine) (in gram.) the agent of the causal verb (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in rhet.) kāvyaliṅga (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(with Buddhists) primary cause (as opp. to pratyaya) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(with Paśupatas) that which causes the bondage of the soul (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a logical reason or dedaction or argument (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a means (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cause (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cause of (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
condition (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cost (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
logic (in general) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
manner (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mode (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
motive (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
price (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
reason for (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the external world and the senses (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the reason for an inference (esp. applied to the second member or Avayava of the five-membered syllogism) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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hetu

cause; aetiology.

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