Ahimamshu, Ahimāṃśu, Ahima-amshu: 2 definitions


Ahimamshu 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 Ahimāṃśu can be transliterated into English as Ahimamsu or Ahimamshu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ahimāṃśu (अहिमांशु).—the sun मरुतांपतिः स्विदहिमांशुरुत (marutāṃpatiḥ svidahimāṃśuruta) Ki.12.15; ददतमन्तरिताहिमदीधितिम् (dadatamantaritāhimadīdhitim) Śi.6.41; पर्यन्तादहिममयूखमण्डलस्य (paryantādahimamayūkhamaṇḍalasya) Ki.7.9; उदयमहिम (udayamahima) (raśmi) रोचिर्याति शीतांशुरस्तम् (rociryāti śītāṃśurastam) | Śi.11.64.

Derivable forms: ahimāṃśuḥ (अहिमांशुः).

Ahimāṃśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ahima and aṃśu (अंशु). See also (synonyms): ahimakara, ahimatejas, ahimadīdhiti, ahimadyuti, ahimamayūkha, ahimaruci, ahimaraśmi, ahimarocis.

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

Ahimāṃśu (अहिमांशु).—m.

(-śuḥ) The sun. E. a neg. hima cold, and aṃśu a ray; also similar compounds, as ahimakara, ahimaruci, ahimatejas, &c.

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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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