Amritamshu, Amṛtāṃśu, Amrita-amshu: 6 definitions


Amritamshu 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 Amṛtāṃśu can be transliterated into English as Amrtamsu or Amritamshu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Amritamshu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amṛtāṃśu (अमृतांशु).—&c. epithets of the moon; अमृतदीधितिरेष विदर्भजे (amṛtadīdhitireṣa vidarbhaje) N.4.14; अमृतांशूद्भव (amṛtāṃśūdbhava) born from the moon; from whom was born the moon, Name of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: amṛtāṃśuḥ (अमृतांशुः).

Amṛtāṃśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amṛta and aṃśu (अंशु). See also (synonyms): amṛtakara, amṛtadīdhiti, amṛtadyuti, amṛtaraśmi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Amṛtāṃśu (अमृतांशु).—[masculine] the same.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Amṛtāṃśu (अमृतांशु):—[from a-mṛta > a-mūla] m. the moon, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

[Sanskrit to German]

Amritamshu in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Amritamshu in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Amṛtāṃśu (ಅಮೃತಾಂಶು):—

1) [noun] the moonlight.

2) [noun] the moon.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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