Vighataka, Vighātaka: 7 definitions


Vighataka 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»] — Vighataka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vighātaka (विघातक) [or विघाती, vighātī].—a S That demolishes or destroys.

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

vighātaka (विघातक) [or vigha tī, or विघ ती].—a That demolishes or destroys. Esp. in comp.

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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»] — Vighataka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vighātaka (विघातक).—[adjective] impeding, disturbing.

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

Vighātaka (विघातक):—[=vi-ghātaka] [from vi-ghāta > vi-ghana] mfn. impeding, interrupting, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vighātaka (विघातक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vighāyaga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vighataka in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vighataka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vighātaka (ವಿಘಾತಕ):—

1) [adjective] killing, destroying or tending to kill or destroy.

2) [adjective] obstructing, impeding; having the tendency to do so.

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Vighātaka (ವಿಘಾತಕ):—

1) [noun] he who kills, destroys.

2) [noun] anything that is obstructing, impeding; an impediment; obstruction.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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