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==Origin==
 
==Origin==
Ūravyah originates from "born out of ūru (thigh) of Brahman."
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Ūravyah originates from "born out of ūru (thigh) of [[Brahman]]."
  
 
==Synonym==
 
==Synonym==
Synonym as per Amarakośa is Vaiśya. It is masculine. It is derived as 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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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>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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