अंस

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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))

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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 0001