युग

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit युग (yuga). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

युग (yugm

  1. age, epoch

Declension[edit]

Declension of युग
Singular Plural
Direct युग (yug) युग (yug)
Oblique युग (yug) युगों (yugõ)
Vocative युग (yug) युगो (yugo)

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *yugám (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)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ju.ɡɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈju.ɡɐ/
  • 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

    Declension[edit]

    Neuter a-stem declension of युग (yugá)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative युगम्
    yugám
    युगे
    yugé
    युगानि / युगा¹
    yugā́ni / yugā́¹
    Vocative युग
    yúga
    युगे
    yúge
    युगानि / युगा¹
    yúgāni / yúgā¹
    Accusative युगम्
    yugám
    युगे
    yugé
    युगानि / युगा¹
    yugā́ni / yugā́¹
    Instrumental युगेन
    yugéna
    युगाभ्याम्
    yugā́bhyām
    युगैः / युगेभिः¹
    yugaíḥ / yugébhiḥ¹
    Dative युगाय
    yugā́ya
    युगाभ्याम्
    yugā́bhyām
    युगेभ्यः
    yugébhyaḥ
    Ablative युगात्
    yugā́t
    युगाभ्याम्
    yugā́bhyām
    युगेभ्यः
    yugébhyaḥ
    Genitive युगस्य
    yugásya
    युगयोः
    yugáyoḥ
    युगानाम्
    yugā́nām
    Locative युगे
    yugé
    युगयोः
    yugáyoḥ
    युगेषु
    yugéṣu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

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    References[edit]

    Monier Monier-Williams (accessed 2008-02-13), “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]