What does vaisya mean?

Definitions for vaisyaˈvaɪs yə, ˈvaɪʃ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vaisya.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vaisya(noun)

    a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes

  2. vaisya(noun)

    the third of the four varnas: the commoners or yeoman farmers or mercantile and professional category

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaisya(noun)

    the third of the four great original castes among the Hindus, now either extinct or partially represented by the mercantile class of Banyas. See the Note under Caste, 1

  2. Origin: [Skr. vaiya.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vaisya

    vīs′ya, n. a member of the third caste among the Hindus. [Sans. vaiçyaviç, settler.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaisya in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaisya in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of vaisya

  1. vaisyavaisyavaisya

Translations for vaisya

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for vaisya »


Find a translation for the vaisya definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vaisya definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"vaisya." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 22 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/vaisya>.

Are we missing a good definition for vaisya? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vaisya:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.