Bharatavakya, Bharatavākya, Bharata-vakya: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bharatavākya (भरतवाक्य).—the last verse or verses in a drama, a sort of benediction (said to be in honour of Bharata, the founder of the dramatic science); तथापीदमस्तु भरत- वाक्यम् (tathāpīdamastu bharata- vākyam) (occurring in every play); cf. Nāg.5 (end.)
Derivable forms: bharatavākyam (भरतवाक्यम्).
Bharatavākya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bharata and vākya (वाक्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bharatavākya (भरतवाक्य).—[neuter] epilogue, lit. speech of Bharata ([drama]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bharatavākya (भरतवाक्य):—[=bharata-vākya] [from bharata > bhara] n. ‘speech of Bh°’ Name of the last verse or verses of a play (preceded almost always by the words tathāpīdam astu bharata-vākyam)
2) [v.s. ...] Name of [chapter] of [Rāmāyaṇa vii, and; Padma-purāṇa iv.]
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