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Rig Veda

Pronunciation: /rɪɡ ˈveɪdə/
Pronunciation: /ˈviːdə/
The oldest and principal of the Vedas, composed in the 2nd millennium bc and containing a collection of hymns in early Sanskrit. See Veda.


From Sanskrit ṛgveda, from ṛc '(sacred) stanza' + veda '(sacred) knowledge'.

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