अङ्कस्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂énkos (curve). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄγκος (ánkos), Latin ancus and Old Armenian անկիւն (ankiwn, angle).

NounEdit

अङ्कस् (áṅkasn

  1. a curve or bend
    • RV 4.40.4d
      करतुं दधिक्रा अनु संतवीत्वत पथाम अङकांस्य अन्व आपनीफणत ||
      kratuṃ dadhikrā anu saṃtavītvat pathām aṅkāṃsy anv āpanīphaṇat ||
      Drawing himself together, as his strength allows, Dadhikrās springs along the windings of the paths.

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0007
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