Niyokatarmam, Niyōkatarmam, Niyoka-tarmam: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Niyōkatarmam (நியோகதர்மம்) [niyōka-tarmam] noun < idem. +. The system of appointing a kinsman to raise up seed to a childless person by consorting with his wife (R. F.); மகப்பேறில்லாத வனுடைய மனையாள் மகப்பெறுதற்கு ஞாதியொருவனை நியமிக்குமுறை. [magapperillatha vanudaiya manaiyal magapperutharku gnathiyoruvanai niyamikkumurai.]

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