Bhagavad Gita

noun

Bha·​ga·​vad Gi·​ta ˌbä-gə-ˌväd-ˈgē-tə How to pronounce Bhagavad Gita (audio)
: a Hindu devotional work in poetic form

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit Bhagavadgītā, literally, song of the blessed one (Krishna)

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bhagavad Gita was in 1785

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Cite this Entry

“Bhagavad Gita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bhagavad%20Gita. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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