Definition of Yama in English:

Yama

Pronunciation: /ˈyämə//ˈyəmə/

proper noun

  • (in Hindu legend) the first man to die. He became the guardian, judge, and ruler of the dead, and is represented as carrying a noose and riding a buffalo.

Origin

From Sanskrit yama restraint (from yam restrain).

Pronunciation:

Yama

/ˈyämə//ˈyəmə/