Definition of Rig Veda in English:

Rig Veda

proper noun

Hinduism
  • The oldest and principal of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns composed in the 2nd millennium BC in early Sanskrit.

    See Veda

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Rig Veda

/ˈvēdə//riɡ ˈvādə/