युग

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

युग (yugm

  1. age

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *iuga- (compare Avestan 𐬫𐬎𐬎𐬀 (yuua-), Persian یوغ (ǰuɣ)), from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm (compare Ancient Greek ζυγόν (zugón), Latvian jūgs, Old Church Slavonic иго (igo), Latin iugum, Old English ġeoc (English yoke)).

Noun[edit]

युग (yugán

  1. yoke, team
  2. pair, couple, brace
  3. a race of men, generation
  4. a period or astronomical cycle of 5 (rarely 6) years, a lustrum (especially in the cycle of Jupiter)
  5. an age of the world, long mundane period of years
  6. a measure of length
  7. a symbolical name for the numbers 4 and 12
  8. name of a particular position or configuration of the moon

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References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams, "Sanskrit-English Dictionary", URL accessed on 2008-02-13.