पञ्चविंशति: पश्चाच्च त्रयो मध्येऽपरेऽन्यत: ॥ ५ ॥
āryāvarte nṛpā nṛpa
pañca-viṁśatiḥ paścāc ca
trayo madhye ’pare ’nyataḥ
teṣām — among all of those sons; purastāt — on the eastern side; abhavan — they became; āryāvarte — in the place within the Himālaya and Vindhya mountains known as Āryāvarta; nṛpāḥ — kings; nṛpa — O King (Mahārāja Parīkṣit); pañca-viṁśatiḥ — twenty-five; paścāt — on the western side; ca — also; trayaḥ — three of them; madhye — in the middle (between east and west); apare — others; anyataḥ — in other places.
Of the one hundred sons, twenty-five became kings in the western side of Āryāvarta, a place between the Himālaya and Vindhya mountains. Another twenty-five sons became kings in the east of Āryāvarta, and the three principal sons became kings in the middle. The other sons became kings in various other places.