Definition of Yama in English:

Yama

Syllabification: Ya·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈyəmə, ˈyämə
 
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  • (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').

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