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Type Country
Usage Malay, English
Pronounced Pron. /sriː.vi.ˈdʒa.ja/(Malay)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsSri Vijaya, Shrivijaya

Meaning & History

From Sanskrit श्रीविजय (Shrivijaya) meaning "shining victory", from श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty" combined with विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory". This was the name of a Buddhist empire in Southeast Asia that existed from the 8th to 12th century.
Added 11/1/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL