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Question 1: Mleccha (from Vedic Sanskrit म्लेच्छ mleccha, meaning "non-Vedic, barbarian") is a term for people who did not conform with the moral and religious norms of the ________ society.
VedasSanskrit literatureIndian epic poetryRigveda

Question 2: By its structure, the term is not natively Indo-Iranian, so that it would seem to be a loan of the ethnonym of a non-________ people so described.
MiscegenationIranian peoplesAryanAryan race

Question 3: [1] It has been speculated by Asko Parpola that the term is related to Meluhha, the name of a trading partner of ________ Sumer, tentatively identified with the Indus Valley civilization.
Deverel-Rimbury cultureBronze AgeAncient Near EastBronze Age Britain

Question 4: The term is not attested in the ________, but occurs for the first time in the late Vedic text Shatapatha Brahmana.
VedasSanskrit literatureIndian epic poetryRigveda







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