न्यून a. 1 Lessened, diminished, shortened. -3 Defective, inferior, deficient, wanting, destitute of; as in अर्थन्यून; अथ कस्मादेतानि वैकृतानि वाक्यानि न्यूनान्येव नानुमन्यन्ते । किमेभिः पूरितैः । न्यूनानि अनेकार्थानि भवन्ति ŚB. on MS.7.4.12. -3 Less (opp. अधिक); न्यूनाधिकविभक्तानां धर्म्यः पितृकृतः स्मृतः Y.2.116. -4 Defective (in some organ); पाद˚. -5 Low, wicked, vile, despicable. -नम् Want or omission of one of the five members in a Nyāya argument. -नम् ind. Less, in a less degree. -Comp. -अङ्ग a. maimed, mutilated. -अधिक a. more or less, unequal. -धी a. deficient in intellect, ignorant, foolish. -पञ्चाशद्भावः an idiot (having no full 5 properties of human nature). -भावः inferiority, deficiency.
pp. defective, wanting; smaller, less; too little; inferior (the deficiency is expressed by the in. or °ree;--): -tâ, f. inferiority; -½adhika-vibhakta, pp. having received too little or too much on the division of an inheritance; -½adhika½a&ndot;ga, a. having a limb too few or too many.
adjective base (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
defective (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
deficient (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
destitute or deprived of (instr. or comp.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
diminished (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
having a defect in the feet (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
inferior to (abl.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
less (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
low (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mean (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
vile (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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