Amsabhara, Aṃsabhāra, Amsa-bhara: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṃsabhāra (अंसभार).—(aṃse°) [aṃse dhṛto bhāraḥ śāka. ta. vā aluk] a burden or yoke put upon the shoulder.

Derivable forms: aṃsabhāraḥ (अंसभारः).

Aṃsabhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṃsa and bhāra (भार).

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

Aṃsabhāra (अंसभार):—[=aṃsa-bhāra] [from aṃsa > aṃs] m. a burden on the shoulder, ([gana] bhastrādi q.v.)

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

Aṃsabhāra (अंसभार):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-raḥ) A yoke on the shoulder for car-rying burthens with. Also aṃsebhāra q. v. E. aṃsa and bhāra.

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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 (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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