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ek'-una

, mfn. [sa. ekona; v. Ai.Gr. III § 196a,d],
one less, wanting one, deficient by one, minus one
(usually in cpd.s with other numerals); v. una; ~ehi
pañcahi bhikkhusatehi saddhiṁ, Mp I 216,22 ("with 500
monks less one
[monk], i.e. 499"); — °-pañca-sata,
m. n., one less than 500, i.e. 499; khīṇāsavabhikkhū yeva
~e pariggahesi, Sp 6,13 = Sv 4,11 = Pj I 91,17 (cf. eken'
ūna-pañca-arahanta-satāni, Vin II 285,10; Mahākassapo
eken' ūna-pañca-arahanta-satāni uccini, Sp 6,14 = Sv
4,13 = Pj I 91,19; thero eken' ūnaṁ akāsi, Sp 6,16 = Sv
4,14 = Pj I 91,20; eken' ūnesu pañcasu attabhāvasatesu,
Ja I 167,10); — °-pañca-bhikkhu-sata, n.Jive hundreds
of monks less one, i.e. 499;
~āni pi kūṭâgāragatāni
ahesuṁ, Ps V 90,20; — °-sata, n., one hundred less one,
i.e. 99;
Asoko ... ~e ghātetvā, Jinak 43,22; ~-ratana-
candana-citakā ahosi, Ja V 126,31 ("there was a funeral
pyre of sandalwood and 99 precious things'"
); — °-sata-
sahassa
, n., one hundred thousand less one, i.e. 99,999;
~aṁ kappaṁ na vinipātiko, Ap 179,5* (Be so; Ce 1929
-kappaṁ; Ee w.r. kappānaṁ 'vinipātiko; Ap-a 450,9:
-kappānaṁ na vinipātiko).