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By M. A. Alwar

Sometimes transliterated as: Unavimsa, UnaviMZa, UUnavimsha

Ūnaviṃśa means one less than 20, that is number 19.


Ūnaviṃśa can be used in all the three genders.

Textual Reference

Ūnaviṃśa has been referred in the jyotistattvam as:
“The divisions of a day are eleven, nineteen and so on”.


  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu