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शालिवाहन

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
शालि—वाहन  m. m.N. of a celebrated sovereign of India (said to be so called either from having ridden on a यक्ष called शालि, or from शली for शाल, the Śāl tree, शालि-वाहन being represented as borne on a cross made of that or other wood; he was the enemy of विक्रमादित्य and institutor of the era now called शकq.v.; his capital was प्रतिष्ठान on the गोदावरी), [Siṉhâs.]; [Subh.]; [Buddh.]

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
शालिवाहन  m.  (-नः) A sovereign of India, whose capital was Pratish- thāna in the Dakshin, and institutor of the era now called Śaka, beginning 76 or 78 years after CHRIST.
E. शालि from शाल the ŚĀL tree, or a proper name, that of a Yaksha transformed to a lion, on which the prince rode when an infant, and वाहन vehicle.

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
and the time and circumstances of his birth, he is identified by Wilford with Christ.

 पु. एक शककर्ता ; दक्षिण हिंदुस्थानांतील सार्वभौम राजा . याचा शक अद्यापि चालू आहे . [ सं . ]
०शक  पु. एक कालगणना ; संवत्सरक्रम . हा नर्मदेच्या दक्षिणेकडील प्रांतांत चालतो . याचा आरंभ खिस्ती शकाच्या ७८ व्या वर्षी झाला . आरंभ चैत्र शुध्द १ . [ सं . ]

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
 m  The name of an ancient sovereign of India, the founder of an era still current.

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