Ūravyah

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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

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)


References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu

By M. A. Alwar