Mahikshit, Mahīkṣit, Mahi-kshit: 5 definitions


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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Mahīkṣit (महीक्षित्).—[mahī-kṣi + t], m. A king, Chr. 3, 23.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mahīkṣit (महीक्षित्).—[masculine] earth-ruler, king.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mahīkṣit (महीक्षित्):—[=mahī-kṣit] [from mahī > mah] m. ‘earth-ruler’, a king, prince, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

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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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