Vibhagabhaj, Vibhāgabhāj, Vibhaga-bhaj: 3 definitions


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

Vibhāgabhāj (विभागभाज्).—m. one who shares in a property already distributed; विभक्तेषु सुतो जातः सवर्णायां विभागभाक् (vibhakteṣu suto jātaḥ savarṇāyāṃ vibhāgabhāk) Y.2.122.

Vibhāgabhāj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vibhāga and bhāj (भाज्).

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

Vibhāgabhāj (विभागभाज्):—[=vi-bhāga-bhāj] [from vi-bhāga > vi-bhaj] mfn. one who shares in a portion of property already distributed (applied [especially] to a son by a father and mother of the same tribe, born subsequently to a distribution of property amongst his parents and brethren, in which case he inherits the portion allotted or reserved to the parents), [Yājñavalkya; Pañcatantra]

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

Vibhāgabhāj (विभागभाज्):—[vibhāga-bhāj] (k) 5. m. A son who has an after share.

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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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