vipratva vikhyata tara panditya ajnata
ataeva vipra age, panditya pascata
vipratva—the quality of being a vipra; vikhyata—well known; tara—his; panditya—erudition; ajnata—unknown; ataeva—therefore; vipra—the word vipra; age—first; panditya—erudition; pascata—afterwards.
"The man's being a vipra is known, but his erudition is unknown. Therefore the person is identified first and his erudition later.
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