ni·​yo·​ga | \nēˈyōgə\
plural -s

Definition of niyoga 

Hindu law

: an appointed task specifically : the appointment of a brother or any near kinsman to raise up issue to a deceased childless husband by marrying his widow

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History and Etymology for niyoga

Sanskrit, order, duty, from niyunakti he orders, enjoins, from ni- down, into + yunakti he yokes, joins

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