Bg. 18.44

कृषिगौरक्ष्यवाणिज्यं वैश्यकर्म स्वभावजम् ।
परिचर्यात्मकं कर्म शूद्रस्यापि स्वभावजम् ॥४४॥

Text

kṛṣi-go-rakṣya-vāṇijyaṁ
vaiśya-karma svabhāva-jam
paricaryātmakaṁ karma
śūdrasyāpi svabhāva-jam

Synonyms

kṛṣiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkṛṣi

ploughing.
—ploughing; goplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biggo

cow; cow protection; cows; of bulls; of cows; of the cows; on the backs of cows; the cows.
—cows; rakṣyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigrakṣya

protection.
—protection; vāṇijyamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvāṇijyam

trade.
—trade; vaiśyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvaiśya

vaiśya.
—vaiśya; karmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkarma

karma; according to work; act; action; actions; activities (to support the Daityas); activities; activities being dedicated to You; activities of service to You; activity; activity of life; acts; and activities; and fruitive activities; and work; another activity; by actions; by activities; by fruitive activities; by predestined resultant actions; by wonderful activities, pious activities; by work; duties; duty; fruitive action; fruitive activities; fruitive activity; fruitive desires; fruitive work; in activities; material activities; my deeds; of activities; of fruitive activities; of the activities; one's prescribed activities; pastimes; pastimes, activities; prescribed duties; prescribed duty; reaction of the past; reactionary work; story; such service to the master; the accomplishment; the act; the activities; the activity; the business; the fate of the living entity; the fruits of action; the fruits of activities; the interaction; the objective; the sacrifice; these activities; to such activities; transcendental activity; uncommon deeds; whose transcendental activities; work.
—duty; svabhāvaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsvabhava

by nature; by spiritual nature; characteristic; feature; features; natural; natural emotion; natural inclination; natural instinct; nature; of natures; original form; own nature; practice; the nature; the natures.
-jamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigjam

born.
—born of his own nature; paricaryāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigparicarya

worshiping.
—service; ātmakamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigātmakam

because of His omnipotence; consisting of; favorable for self-realization; generator; in the matter of; nature; the Supersoul; under the control.
—nature; karmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkarma

karma; according to work; act; action; actions; activities (to support the Daityas); activities; activities being dedicated to You; activities of service to You; activity; activity of life; acts; and activities; and fruitive activities; and work; another activity; by actions; by activities; by fruitive activities; by predestined resultant actions; by wonderful activities, pious activities; by work; duties; duty; fruitive action; fruitive activities; fruitive activity; fruitive desires; fruitive work; in activities; material activities; my deeds; of activities; of fruitive activities; of the activities; one's prescribed activities; pastimes; pastimes, activities; prescribed duties; prescribed duty; reaction of the past; reactionary work; story; such service to the master; the accomplishment; the act; the activities; the activity; the business; the fate of the living entity; the fruits of action; the fruits of activities; the interaction; the objective; the sacrifice; these activities; to such activities; transcendental activity; uncommon deeds; whose transcendental activities; work.
—duty; śūdrasyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigśūdrasya

of the śūdra (the fourth grade of man in society, the worker); of the śūdra; of the fourth-grade persons, the workers.
—of the śūdra; apiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigapi

also; api; a still more secluded place; again; alas; also (confirms); also (the human beings); also; although (I am in such a position); although; although apparently different; although he is; although He is so; although it is so; although not exposed to common eyes; although one; although there is; although there was; and also; as also; as He is; as well as; as you have stated; at the same time; better than that; certainly; definitely; despite; either; else; especially; even; even if; even if the body is so exalted; even though; even though it is so; even though new calves were present; even though there is; even with; exactly; for the sake of; I am wondering; if; if also; if so; in due course; in spite of; in spite of this situation; including; indeed; it may be; just now; may be; moreover; of the word api; or; others; over and above; so; still; surely; the word api; then; though; thus; verily; virtually; whether.
—also; svabhāvaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsvabhava

by nature; by spiritual nature; characteristic; feature; features; natural; natural emotion; natural inclination; natural instinct; nature; of natures; original form; own nature; practice; the nature; the natures.
-jamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigjam

born.
—born of his own nature. 

Translation

Farming, cow protection and business are the qualities of work for the vaiśyas, and for the śūdras there is labor and service to others.