Vishvasabhanga, aka: Viśvāsabhaṅga, Vishvasa-bhanga; 2 Definition(s)


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

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśvāsabhaṅga (विश्वासभङ्ग).—m.

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

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