yuga

noun

: one of the four ages of a Hindu world cycle

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit, yoke, age — more at yoke

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yuga was in 1784

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“Yuga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yuga. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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