By M. A. Alwar
Sometimes transliterated as: Amsa, AMZa, Amsha
Aṃśa literally means 'vibhājanam'.
Origin of the Word Aṃśa
The verb root means the ‘division or making parts of something’ according to the Kavikalpadruma. The penultimate phoneme is the palatal.
Meaning of Aṃśa
The meaning of aṃśa is from the verb root ‘bhāj’ which means separation.
Example of Aṃśa
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu