Definitions for vedaˈveɪ də, ˈvi-
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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
A large body of texts originating in Ancient India. They form the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism.
Origin: From . Compare to Swedish veta (to know), Dutch: weten, Low German: witten, wetten, waiten (Gronings) and German: wissen.
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
Origin: [Skr. vda, properly, knowledge, from vid to know. See Wit.]
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