Aciramshu, Acirāṃśu, Acira-amshu: 2 definitions


Aciramshu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Acirāṃśu can be transliterated into English as Aciramsu or Aciramshu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Achiramshu.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Acirāṃśu (अचिरांशु).—f. [acirāḥ aṃśavaḥ, acirā ābhā-prabhā &c. yasyāḥ sā] lightning; °शुविलासचञ्चला लक्ष्मीः (śuvilāsacañcalā lakṣmīḥ) Ki.2.19; °भासां तेजसा चानुलिप्तैः (bhāsāṃ tejasā cānuliptaiḥ) S.7.7., Ki.4.24, अचिरद्युतितेजसा (aciradyutitejasā) 5.6. समुत्पफाल गगने मेघादचिरभा इव (samutpaphāla gagane meghādacirabhā iva) Parṇāl.5.98.

2) (karma.) transitory lustre, short gleam.

Acirāṃśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms acira and aṃśu (अंशु). See also (synonyms): acirābhā, aciradyuti, aciraprabhā, aciraprabhās, acirarocis.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Acirāṃśu (अचिरांशु).—f.

(-śuḥ) Lightning. E. acira and aṃśu a ray.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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