Vratabhanga, aka: Vratabhaṅga, Vrata-bhanga; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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vratabhaṅga (व्रतभंग).—m Breaking of a vow.

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

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Vratabhaṅga (व्रतभङ्ग).—

1) breach of a vow.

2) breach of a promise.

Derivable forms: vratabhaṅgaḥ (व्रतभङ्गः).

Vratabhaṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vrata and bhaṅga (भङ्ग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vratabhaṅga (व्रतभङ्ग).—m.

(-ṅgaḥ) Breach of a religious vow.

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