कनिष्ठ a. (Superl. of अल्प or युवन्) 1 The smallest, least. -2 The youngest; पुत्र एषामुतैषां ज्येष्ठ उत वा कनिष्ठः Rv.1.8.28. -3 Lower. -4 Having the feet downwards. -ष्ठः N. of Śiva. -ष्ठा 1 The little finger. -2 A kind of heroine. -3 The wife of a younger brother. -4 A younger wife, one married later (than another); पुत्रः कनिष्ठो ज्येष्ठायां कनिष्ठायां च पूर्वजः Ms.9.122. -Comp. -पदम्, -मूलम् the least or first root. -प्रथम a. Having the youngest as the first.
अकनिष्ठ a. Not the youngest (such as eldest, middle); elder, superior. -ष्ठः N. of Buddha Gautama; of a deified Buddhist saint (pl. in this latter sense.) cf. बहूनि शत- सहस्राणि यावदकनिष्ठानां संनिपतितान्यभूवन् । Lv. -Comp. -पः (गः also) [अकनिष्ठान् बुद्धान् पातीति; पा-क.] N. of Buddha, lord of Buddhists.
ad. according to age from the youngest upwards; -kartavya, fp. to be done according to the circumstances; n. proper course of action; -karmá, ad. according to the respective action or actions; -karma-gunam, ad. according to the actions and (three) qualities; -kalpam, ad. according to the ritual; -kândam, ad. according to the sections; -kâma-kâra, m. action according to one'sdesire; -k&asharp;mam (SB. ám), ad. according to wish, at will or pleasure, agreeably; leisurely; -kâma- gyeya, fp. to be oppressed at pleasure; -kâma-prayâpya, fp. to be sent away at pleasure; -kâma-vadhya, fp. to be chastised at pleasure; -kâma-vikârin, a. wandering about at will; -kâma½arkita½arthin, a. satis fying supplicants according to their desire; -kâmin, a. acting according to one's will, unrestrained; -kârya, fp. to be done according to circumstances; -kâla, m. proper time: -m, ad. at the right or usual time, seasonably; -kula-dharmam, ad. according to the family usage; -krita, pp. properly done (--°ree;); agreed upon: (á)-m, ad. as usual (RV.); as it hap pened; as agreed upon; -krama, °ree;--, -m, ena, in due order, successively; -kriyamâna, pr. pt. as being done, usual, customary; -ksham am, ad. according to one's power, as much as possible; -kshipram,ad. as possible; -½âkhyânam, ad. according to the statement, as before stated; -½âgata, pp. by which one came (way): -m, e-na, ad. by the way one came; -½âgama, a. orthodox: -m, ad. in accordance with tradition; -gunam, ad. according to the qualities or virtues; -griham, ad. into one's respective house; -gotra-kula-kalpam, ad. according to the usage of the family or the tribe; -½a&ndot;gám, ad. member by member; -½âkâram,ad. according to usage; -kintita, pp. previously intended; -kkhandas, ad. metre by metre; -gâta, pp. as if born into the world; stupid, foolish; -gosham, ad. to one's heart's content; -gñapta, pp. previously directed orordered; -gñapti, ad. according to command; -gñânam, ad. to the best of one's knowledge; -gñeyam, ad. id.; -gyeshtham, ad. according to age from the eldest downwards, by seniority.
noun (masculine) descending bucket of a well (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a class of deities of the fourteenth Manvantara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
younger brother (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
adjective least (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
lowest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
smallest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
younger born (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
youngest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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