Amritamshuka, Amṛtāṃśuka, Amrita-amshuka: 1 definition
Amritamshuka 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 Amṛtāṃśuka can be transliterated into English as Amrtamsuka or Amritamshuka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Amṛtāṃśuka (अमृतांशुक).—An interior variety of gems having white rays, Kau. A.2.11.
Derivable forms: amṛtāṃśukaḥ (अमृतांशुकः).
Amṛtāṃśuka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amṛta and aṃśuka (अंशुक).
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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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 11 - Examination of Gems that are to be entered into the Treasury < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]