Vidhighna, Vidhi-ghna: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidhighna (विधिघ्न).—a. disregarding prescribed rites or rules.

Derivable forms: vidhighnaḥ (विधिघ्नः).

Vidhighna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vidhi and ghna (घ्न).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidhighna (विधिघ्न).—mfn.

(-ghnaḥ-ghnī-ghnaṃ) Who or what deviates from, disregards, or disturbs rules or modes of proceeding. E. vidhi, ghna what destroys.

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

Vidhighna (विधिघ्न):—[=vidhi-ghna] [from vidhi > vi-dhā] mfn. ‘rule-destroying’, one who deviates from or disregards rules or disturbs modes of proceeding, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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