Vidhavata, Vidhavāṭa: 3 definitions

Introduction

Vidhavata 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 (V) next»] — Vidhavata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidhavāṭa (विधवाट).—f (vividha Various, vāṭa Ways.) Squandered or lavished state; utter exhaustion or consumption (through various acts of dissipation or destruction). v lāva, lāga, hō. Used with all the amplitude and arbitrariness marking this class of formations.

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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-English dictionary

[«previous (V) next»] — Vidhavata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidhavatā (विधवता):—[=vidhava-tā] [from vidhava > vidh] f. widowhood, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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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. 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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