Mahikshit, aka: Mahīkṣit, Mahi-kshit; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Mahīkṣit can be transliterated into English as Mahiksit or Mahikshit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Mahīkṣit (महीक्षित्).—m. a king, sovereign; भीष्मद्रोणप्रमुखतः सर्वेषां च महीक्षिताम् (bhīṣmadroṇapramukhataḥ sarveṣāṃ ca mahīkṣitām) Bg.1.25; R.1.11,85; 19.2.

Mahīkṣit is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and kṣit (क्षित्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahīkṣit (महीक्षित्).—m. (-kṣit) A king, a sovereign. E. mahī the earth, and kṣi to rule, aff. kkip and tuk final augment.

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