- evaṁ nivasatas tasya
- lālayānasya tat-sutān
- kālo 'tyagān mahān rājann
- aṣṭāśītyāyuṣaḥ samāḥ
evam—in this way; nivasataḥ—living; tasya—of him (Ajāmila); lālayānasya—maintaining; tat—of her (the śūdrāṇī); sutān—sons; kālaḥ—time; atyagāt—passed away; mahān—a great amount; rājan—O King; aṣṭāśītyā—eighty-eight; āyuṣaḥ—of the duration of life; samāḥ—years.
My dear King, while he thus spent his time in abominable, sinful activities to maintain his family of many sons, eighty-eight years of his life passed by.