By M. A. Alwar
Sometimes transliterated as: Amsuh, AMZuH, Amshuh
Aṃśuḥ as per Medinīkośa
Aṃśuḥ denotes light according to the Medinīkośa.
The Dharaṇīkośa expounds it as ‘the street of courtesans’.
Aṃśuḥ as per Hemacandra
Hemacandra says that the meaning of aṃśuḥ is ‘the small parts of thread or etc.’.
Aṃśuḥ as per Viśvaprakāśakośa
The Viśvaprakāśakośa defines it as ‘a small part or the sun’.
General Meaning of Aṃśuḥ
The other meanings of this word are:
- A particular sage
- A part of a creeper plant
- A part of the plant called ‘Somalatā’
- A part of anything
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu