Aṃśakam

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Amsakam, AMZakam, Amshakam


Aṃśakam literally means relative who is entitled for a share of the ancestral property.

Meaning of Aṃśakam with consonant (n)

Aṃśakam (n) ‘day’ is the meaning according to the Trikāṇḍaśeṣa.

Meaning of Aṃśakam with consonant (m)

In this word the suffix is ‘kan’ as per the rule aṃśaṃ harī |. He is also called ‘dāyāda’ according to the Trikāṇḍaśeṣa.

Meaning of Aṃśakaḥ with suffix kan

Aṃśakaḥ also means ‘a small portion’ when the suffix ‘kan’ is added to the word aṃśa. Aṃśa is the miniature of the word Aṃśakam.


References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu