Samvat, aka: Saṃvat; 5 Definition(s)
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saṃvat (संवत्) [or संवद्, saṃvad].—m (S) A year; esp. a year of Wikramaditya. This era commenced 57 years before Christ.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saṃvat (संवत्) [-da, -द].—m A year; esp. a year of vikramāditya.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
1) A year.
2) Especially a year of the Vikramāditya era (commencing 56 years before the Christian era).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saṃvat (संवत्).—Ind. 1. A year. 2. A year of Vikramaditya's era.
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Saṃvāt (संवात्).—mfn. (-vān-vātī or vāntī vāt) Blowing, breathing, (as wind.) E. sam before vā to blow, śatṛ aff.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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