- one of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns, dating from not later than the second millennium b.c.
Origin of Rig-Veda
From the Sanskrit word ṛgveda
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Preface to the fourth volume of my edition of the Rig-Veda, p. li.
Madhuvridh is likewise a word which does not occur again in the Rig-Veda.
In some of the hymns of the Rig-Veda we can still watch an earlier phase.
See preface to the fourth volume of my edition of the Rig-veda.
I give but one specimen, the 129th hymn of the tenth book of the Rig-veda.
- a compilation of 1028 Hindu poems dating from 2000 bc or earlier
C18: from Sanskrit rigveda, from ric song of praise + Veda
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