Definition of Atharva Veda in English:

Atharva Veda

proper noun

Hinduism
  • A collection of hymns and ritual utterances in early Sanskrit, added at a later stage to the existing Veda material.

Origin

From Sanskrit Atharvan (the name of Brahma's eldest son, said to be the author of the collection) + veda (sacred) knowledge.

Pronunciation:

Atharva Veda

/əˌtəːvə ˈveɪdə//ˈviːdə/