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आ-√ हन्   P.-हन्ति (Impv.आ॑-जहि, [AV.] &c.; pf.आ॑-जघान, [RV.] &c.) Ā.-हते (only if no object follows, [Pāṇ. 1-3, 28], or if the object is a part of one's own body, [Kāty.]; Pot. 1. sg.-घ्नीय, [Pat.] on [Pāṇ. 1-1, 62]; [Daś.])
to strike at, hit, beat;
to attack, assault, [RV.]; [TS.]; [ĀśvGṛ.]; [MBh.]; [Kathās.] &c.: (Ā.)
to strike one's self (or any part of one's body), [BhP.]; [Pāṇ.] and Comm.[Bhaṭṭ.];
to make away with one's self, [Daś. 91, 15];
to fasten, [AV.]; [ŚBr.];
to beat or cause to sound (a drum &c.), [TS.]; [ŚBr.]; [Kathās.]; [Bhaṭṭ.] &c.:
Intens.आ॑-जङ्घन्ति, [RV. vi, 75, 13], to strike at or beat violently.
See also: - √ हन्

आहन् [āhan]   2 [P.]
To strike, hit, beat; कुट्टिममाजघान [K. 1;] परस्य शिर आहन्ति Sk; [Ś.7.17;] दुर्जयान् करिणः ... आहन्यात् [Kām.19.6;] said to be Ātm. when the object is some limb of one's own body; आहते शिरः; but cf. आजघ्ने विषमविलोचनस्य वक्षः [Ki.17.63;] so आहध्वं मा रघूत्तमम्; [Bk.8.15,5.12] (see Sk. on [P.I.3.28] also).
To strike, ring, beat (as a bell, drum &c.) तुमुलकलनिनादं तूर्यमाजध्नुरन्ये [Bk.1.27,17.7;] [Me.68;] [R.17.11.]
To kill, slaughter.

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