Vishvasabhanga, Viśvāsabhaṅga, Vishvasa-bhanga: 4 definitions

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Vishvasabhanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Viśvāsabhaṅga can be transliterated into English as Visvasabhanga or Vishvasabhanga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśvāsabhaṅga (विश्वासभङ्ग).—breach of faith, treachery, perfidy.

Derivable forms: viśvāsabhaṅgaḥ (विश्वासभङ्गः).

Viśvāsabhaṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśvāsa and bhaṅga (भङ्ग). See also (synonyms): viśvāsaghāta.

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

Viśvāsabhaṅga (विश्वासभङ्ग).—m.

(-ṅgaḥ) Breach of faith, violation of confidence. E. viśvāsa, and bhaṅga breaking.

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

Viśvāsabhaṅga (विश्वासभङ्ग):—[=vi-śvāsa-bhaṅga] [from vi-śvāsa > vi-śvas] m. violation of c°, breach of faith, [Mālatīmādhava]

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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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