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.
Ramānātha says in the commentary on the Amarakośa that the word means ‘a strong person’.
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu