Gatibhanga, Gatibhaṅga, Gati-bhanga: 5 definitions



Gatibhanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gatibhanga in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gatibhaṅga (गतिभंग).—m (S) Stoppage, detention, arrest of passage.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

gatibhaṅga (गतिभंग) [-bhraṃśa, -भ्रंश].—m Stoppage.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gatibhanga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gatibhaṅga (गतिभङ्ग).—stoppage.

Derivable forms: gatibhaṅgaḥ (गतिभङ्गः).

Gatibhaṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gati and bhaṅga (भङ्ग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gatibhaṅga (गतिभङ्ग).—[masculine] a broken or uncertain gait (lit. interruption of the gait).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gatibhaṅga (गतिभङ्ग):—[=gati-bhaṅga] [from gati > gam] m. impediment to progress, stoppage, [Śakuntalā iv, 13/14.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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