Aṃśalaḥ

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Amsalah, AMZalaH, Amshalah


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’.

References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu