نقصان

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ن ق ص(n-q-ṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نُقْصَان (nuqṣānm

  1. verbal noun of نَقَصَ(naqaṣa) (form I)
    • Abu al-Baqa ar-Rundi
      لِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ إِذَا مَا تَمَّ نُقْصَانُ / فَلَا يُغَرَّ بِطِيبِ العَيْشِ إنْسَانُ
      likulli šayʾin ʾiḏā mā tamma nuqṣānu / falā yuḡarra biṭībi l-ʿayši ʾinsānu
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. decrease, diminution
  3. loss, damage
  4. shortage

Declension[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic نُقْصَان(nuqṣān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نُقْصان (nuqsān or nuqsānm (Hindi spelling नुक़्सान or नुक़सान‎)

  1. loss, harm, harmful
  2. disadvantage, drawback, downside

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “نقصان”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • S. W. Fallon (1879), “نقصان”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • نقصان”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “نقصان”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • نقصان”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2022.
  • John Shakespear (1834), “نقصان”, in A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani, 3rd edition, London: J.L. Cox and Son, OCLC 875051092