Pathacheda, aka: Pāṭhacheda, Patha-cheda; 1 Definition(s)


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Pāṭhacheda (पाठछेद).—a pause, caesura.

Derivable forms: pāṭhachedaḥ (पाठछेदः).

Pāṭhacheda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṭha and cheda (छेद).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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