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Aṃśuḥ

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
(Redirected from Amsuh)

By M. A. Alwar


Aṃśuḥ as per Medinīkośa[edit]

Aṃśuḥ denotes light according to the Medinīkośa.

Aṃśuḥ as per Dharaṇīkośa[edit]

The Dharaṇīkośa expounds it as ‘the street of courtesans’.

Aṃśuḥ as per Hemacandra[edit]

Hemacandra says that the meaning of aṃśuḥ is ‘the small parts of thread or etc.’.

Aṃśuḥ as per Viśvaprakāśakośa[edit]

The Viśvaprakāśakośa defines it as ‘a small part or the sun’.

General Meaning of Aṃśuḥ[edit]

The other meanings of this word are:

  1. A particular sage
  2. A part of a creeper plant
  3. A part of the plant called ‘Somalatā’
  4. A part of anything

References[edit]

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu