hre ṣaṇīya

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Fri Jul 17 10:42:23 EDT 2009


Dagmar dixit:

must be hrepaṇīyāṃ ...


On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Dominik Wujastyk wrote:

>
> ---- Forwarded message from Dagmar Wujastyk <d.wujastyk at gmail.com> ----
>
> Dear INDOLOGY members,
>
> Has anyone come across the verb "hreṣ" - "to neigh" or "to whinny" in the 
> sense of "to laugh"?
>
> I am reading a passage in the medical treatise Aṣṭāṅgasaṃgraha (Sūtrasthāna 
> 2.16) on correct professional conduct for a physician that reads
>
> hreṣaṇīyāṃ ca tadvārrtāṃ na prakāśayate bahiḥ|
>
> "He does not reveal any xxx news about him outside."
>
> Obviously, "to be neighed" does not fit the context.
>
> Any suggestions would be very welcome.
>
> I am not an INDOLOGY list member: kindly CC replies to me at 
> <d.wujastyk at gmail.com>
>
> With thanks,
> Dagmar


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