Yugala & Yugaḷa
neuter a pair couple Ja.i.12 (yugaḷa-yugaḷa-bhūtā in pairs), Ja.i.500 (bāhu˚); Ja.vi.270 (thana˚ the 2 breasts); Vism.219; Vb-a.51 (yugaḷato jointly, in pairs); the six “pairs of adaptabilities” or “words,” Yog. 18–23, Mystic 30 sq. cp. Dhs.40 sq. Also used as adj. (like yuga) in phrase yugalaṃ karoti to couple, join, unite Dpvs.i.77; Vv-a.233.
Class. Sk. yugala; in relation to yuga the same as Lat. jugulum (“yoke-bone”) to jugum. Cp. also Gr. ζεύγλη yoking strap