distribution, division, distinction, classification Vin.i.359; Snp.600 (jāti classification of species; explained as jāti -vitthāra at Snp-a.464); Ja.iv.361 (+ vicaya; C. explains as vibhāga); Mhvs.30, Mhvs.87 (dhātu˚ distribution of relics); Snp-a.422 (contrasted with uddesa)
■ Vibhanga is the title of the second book of the Abhidhamma Piṭaka (see Pāli Name Dictionary). Cp. Sutta-vibhanga.
vi + bhanga, of bhaj1