Definition of yuga in English:

yuga

noun

Hinduism
  • Any of the four ages of the life of the world.

    • ‘According to the mythologies of Hinduism, each world cycles is subdivided into four yugas or world ages.’
    • ‘This information is a crucial aspect for an insight into the legend of the Ramayana, which was supposed to have taken place in tretha yuga.’
    • ‘Even the evolution of the human kingdom on earth is a karmic cycle of yugas.’

Origin

Sanskrit.

Pronunciation

yuga

/ˈjʊɡəː/