Definition of Rig Veda in English:

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Rig Veda

Pronunciation: /riɡ ˈvādə/ Pronunciation: /ˈvēdə/
Hinduism
The oldest and principal of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns composed in the 2nd millennium bc in early Sanskrit. See Veda.

Origin

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

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Syllabification: Rig Ve·da

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