yuga

noun
yu·​ga | \ ˈyu̇-gə How to pronounce yuga (audio) , ˈyü- How to pronounce yuga (audio) \

Definition of yuga

: one of the four ages of a Hindu world cycle

First Known Use of yuga

1784, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yuga

Sanskrit, yoke, age — more at yoke

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“Yuga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yuga. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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