युग

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

युग (yugm

  1. age, epoch

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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)).

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
Nom. sg. युगम् (yugam)
Gen. sg. युगस्य (yugasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative युगम् (yugam) युगे (yuge) युगानि (yugāni)
Vocative युग (yuga) युगे (yuge) युगानि (yugāni)
Accusative युगम् (yugam) युगे (yuge) युगानि (yugāni)
Instrumental युगेन (yugena) युगाभ्याम् (yugābhyām) युगैः (yugaiḥ)
Dative युगा (yugā) युगाभ्याम् (yugābhyām) युगेभ्यः (yugebhyaḥ)
Ablative युगात् (yugāt) युगाभ्याम् (yugābhyām) युगेभ्यः (yugebhyaḥ)
Genitive युगस्य (yugasya) युगयोः (yugayoḥ) युगानाम् (yugānām)
Locative युगे (yuge) युगयोः (yugayoḥ) युगेषु (yugeṣu)

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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]