Definitions for VEDAˈveɪ də, ˈvi-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ve•daˈveɪ də, ˈvi-(n.)(pl.)-das.

  1. Sometimes, Vedas. the sacred scriptures of Hinduism, esp. as comprising the hymns and formulas in the Rig-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the Atharva-Veda, and the Yajur-Veda.

    Category: Eastern Religions

  2. Category: Eastern Religions

    Ref: Also called Samhita.

Origin of Veda:

< Skt

Ve′da•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vedic literature, Veda(noun)

    (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads

Wiktionary

  1. Veda(ProperNoun)

    A large body of texts originating in Ancient India. They form the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism.

  2. Origin: From . Compare to Swedish veta (to know), Dutch: weten, Low German: witten, wetten, waiten (Gronings) and German: wissen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veda(noun)

    the ancient sacred literature of the Hindus; also, one of the four collections, called Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, and Atharva-Veda, constituting the most ancient portions of that literature


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science(noun)

knowledge gained by observation and experiment.

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