Definition of Rig Veda in English:

Rig Veda

proper noun

Hinduism
  • The oldest and principal of the Vedas, composed in the 2nd millennium bc and containing a collection of hymns in early Sanskrit.

    See Veda

Origin

From Sanskrit ṛgveda, from ṛc (sacred) stanza + veda (sacred) knowledge.

Pronunciation:

Rig Veda

/ˈviːdə//rɪɡ ˈveɪdə/