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18. ūravyah: Vaiśya (Merchant) class. Synonym as per Amarakośa is Vaiśya. It is masculine. It is derived as “born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman. It has been stated in the Yajurveda as: “The brāhmaṇa was born out of the mouth of Brahman, kṣatriya out of arms, Vaiśya out of the thighs and śūdra out of the feet” (31.11)
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Ūravyah means belonging to Vaiśya (Merchant) class.  
  
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==Gender==
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Ūravyah is a masculine form.
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==Origin==
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Ūravyah originates from "born out of ūru (thigh) of [[Brahman]]."
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==Synonym==
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Vaiśya<ref>As per Amarakośa.</ref>
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==Vedic References==
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It is stated in the [[Yajurveda]] that:<blockquote>“The brāhmaṇa was born out of the mouth of [[Brahman]], kṣatriya out of arms, Vaiśya out of the thighs and śūdra out of the feet”.<ref>[[Yajurveda]] 31.11</ref></blockquote>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:49, 19 December 2016

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Uravyah, Uravyah, UUravyah


Ūravyah means belonging to Vaiśya (Merchant) class.

Gender

Ūravyah is a masculine form.

Origin

Ūravyah originates from "born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman."

Synonym

Vaiśya[1]

Vedic References

It is stated in the Yajurveda that:
“The brāhmaṇa was born out of the mouth of Brahman, kṣatriya out of arms, Vaiśya out of the thighs and śūdra out of the feet”.[2]

References

  1. As per Amarakośa.
  2. Yajurveda 31.11
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu

By M. A. Alwar