From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By M. A. Alwar
Aṃśalaḥ literally means one who has a muscular shoulder.
Origin of the Word Aṃśalaḥ
Aṃśalaḥ derives from the word aṃśaḥ.
Aṃśalaḥ as per Ramānātha
Ramānātha says in the commentary on the Amarakośa that the word means ‘a strong person’.
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu