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Veda

[ vey-duh, vee- ]
/ ˈveɪ də, ˈvi- /
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noun Hinduism.
Sometimes Vedas. the entire body of Hindu sacred writings, chief among which are four books, the Rig-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the Atharva-Veda, and the Yajur-Veda.
Also called Samhita. each of these four books.
Vedas, these four books, along with the Brahmanas and Upanishads.
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Origin of Veda

From Sanskrit

OTHER WORDS FROM Veda

Ve·da·ic [vi-dey-ik], /vɪˈdeɪ ɪk/, adjectiveVe·da·ism [vey-duh-iz-uhm, vee-], /ˈveɪ dəˌɪz əm, ˈvi-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Veda

Veda
/ (ˈveɪdə) /

noun
any or all of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism, esp the Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, and Atharva-Veda

Derived forms of Veda

Vedaic (vɪˈdeɪɪk), adjectiveVedaism (ˈveɪdəˌɪzəm), noun

Word Origin for Veda

C18: from Sanskrit: knowledge; related to veda I know
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