By M. A. Alwar
Sometimes transliterated as: Una, Una, UUna
Ūna is meant as Defective.
Ūna is used in all the three genders.
The root is Ava + Nak by Uṇādi sūtra Jhaśhiñjidīdusyavibhyo nak
Perspective From Rishis
By MāghaMāgha uses this in a twisted pun as
“The Yādavas were not at all taken back in the least”.
By DurgadāsaDurgadāsa mentions that:
“The merchant brings down the gold in the first heating. You should not decrease it”.
“The decrease was not much effected.”
“The relatives forsake the dead less than 2 years”.
- Uṇādi sūtra 3.2.
- Raghuvaṃśa 2.14, 11.1
- Manusmṛti 5. 68
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu