Samvat

noun
Sam·​vat | \ ˈsəm(ˌ)vət \
plural -s

Definition of Samvat

: an era of Hindu chronology used in northern India

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History and Etymology for Samvat

Sanskrit saṁvat year, short for saṁvatsara, from sam together + vatsara year

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“Samvat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Samvat. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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