Vishvasaghata, Viśvāsaghāta, Vishvasa-ghata: 6 definitions
Vishvasaghata 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.
The Sanskrit term Viśvāsaghāta can be transliterated into English as Visvasaghata or Vishvasaghata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
viśvāsaghāta (विश्वासघात).—m (S) Violation or abuse of confidence reposed; breach of trust.
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visvāsaghāta (विस्वासघात).—&c. Corruptions of viśvāsa &c.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Viśvāsaghāta (विश्वासघात).—breach of faith, treachery, perfidy.
Derivable forms: viśvāsaghātaḥ (विश्वासघातः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ) Violation of trust, treachery. E. viśvāsa, and ghāta destroying.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viśvāsaghāta (विश्वासघात).—m. perfidy, treachery, [Pañcatantra] 101, 25.
Viśvāsaghāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśvāsa and ghāta (घात).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viśvāsaghāta (विश्वासघात).—[masculine] breach of faith.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viśvāsaghāta (विश्वासघात):—[=vi-śvāsa-ghāta] [from vi-śvāsa > vi-śvas] m. destruction of confidence, violation of trust, treachery, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad]
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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