plural -s
: any one of six classes of Sanskrit works written in the sutra style including phonetics, meter, grammar, etymology, religious ceremony, and the ritualistic calendar and designed to teach how to recite, understand, and apply Vedic texts

Word History


Sanskrit vedāṅga, literally, limb of the Veda, from veda + aṅga limb

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“Vedanga.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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