अंस

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hansa-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃émsos ‎(shoulder). Cognates include Ancient Greek ὦμος ‎(ômos) and Latin umerus.

NounEdit

अंस ‎(áṃsam

  1. shoulder, shoulder-blade
  2. corner of a quadrangle
  3. name of a king
  4. (in the dual) the two shoulders or angles of an altar
  5. share (for अंश ‎(aṃśa))

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0001
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