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See also: अस, अस्, and असि




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


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))


Masculine a-stem declension of अंस
Nom. sg. अंसः (aṃsaḥ)
Gen. sg. अंसस्य (aṃsasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative अंसः (aṃsaḥ) अंसौ (aṃsau) अंसाः (aṃsāḥ)
Vocative अंस (aṃsa) अंसौ (aṃsau) अंसाः (aṃsāḥ)
Accusative अंसम् (aṃsam) अंसौ (aṃsau) अंसान् (aṃsān)
Instrumental अंसेन (aṃsena) अंसाभ्याम् (aṃsābhyām) अंसैः (aṃsaiḥ)
Dative अंसाय (aṃsāya) अंसाभ्याम् (aṃsābhyām) अंसेभ्यः (aṃsebhyaḥ)
Ablative अंसात् (aṃsāt) अंसाभ्याम् (aṃsābhyām) अंसेभ्यः (aṃsebhyaḥ)
Genitive अंसस्य (aṃsasya) अंसयोः (aṃsayoḥ) अंसानाम् (aṃsānām)
Locative अंसे (aṃse) अंसयोः (aṃsayoḥ) अंसेषु (aṃseṣu)


  • 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