Shakabda, Śakābda, Shaka-abda: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śakābda can be transliterated into English as Sakabda or Shakabda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shakabd.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Śakābda (शकाब्द).—The year of Śaka era. Note: Śakābda is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śakābda (शकाब्द).—a year of the Śaka era.
Derivable forms: śakābdaḥ (शकाब्दः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-bdaṃ) 1. A year of the Saka era, or era of Salivahana. E. śaka, abda a year.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śakābda (शकाब्द):—[from śaka] m. a year of the Ś° era, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śakābda (शकाब्द):—[śakā+bda] (bdaḥ) 1. m. Era of Sālivāhana.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śakābda (शकाब्द) [Also spelled shakabd]:—(nm) see [śaka saṃvat] (under [śaka]).
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