hy arcirbhir iva vahnayah
yatra—in that city; nitya-vayah-rupah—who were ever beautiful and young; syamah—possessing the quality of syama; viraja-vasasah—always dressed with clean garments; bhrajante—glitter; rupa-vat—well decorated; naryah—women; hi—certainly; arcirbhih—with many flames; iva—like; vahnayah—fires.
Everlastingly beautiful and youthful women, who were dressed with clean garments, glittered in the city like fires with flames. They all possessed the quality of syama.
Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura gives a hint of the quality of the syama woman.
A woman whose body is very warm during the winter and cool during the summer and who generally has very firm breasts is called syama.
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