Vrithakatha, aka: Vṛthākathā, Vritha-katha; 2 Definition(s)
Vrithakatha 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 Vṛthākathā can be transliterated into English as Vrthakatha or Vrithakatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Vṛthākathā (वृथाकथा).—idle talk.
Vṛthākathā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛthā and kathā (कथा).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-thā) Idle talk. E. vṛthā and kathā speech.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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