Yajur-Veda

Yajur-Veda

[yuhj-oor-vey-duh, -vee-]
noun Hinduism.
a Samhita, containing a collection of sacrificial formulas.
Compare Veda.


Origin:
< Sanskrit yajus term for ritual formulas not in strict metrical composition + veda Veda

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Yajur-Veda (ˈjʌdʒʊəˈveɪdə)
 
n
Hinduism the second Veda, consisting of prayers and sacrificial formulas primarily for use by the priests
 
[from Sanskrit, from yajur sacred, holy (compare Greek hagios holy) + Veda]

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