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Syllabification: Ya·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈyəmə, ˈyämə

Definition of Yama in English:

(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.


from Sanskrit yama 'restraint' (from yam 'restrain').

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