Origin of Prakrit
OTHER WORDS FROM PrakritPra·krit·ic, adjective
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How to use Prakrit in a sentence
According to them, Prakrit is the only sacred language, and is used in their sacred literature, as well as in Ceylon.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
The only original Prakrit tenses which have survived in Marathi are the present and the imperative.
From this point of view every vernacular of India, from the earliest times, is a Prakrit.
We have seen that the word “Prakrit” means “natural” or “vernacular,” as opposed to the “purified” literary Sanskrit.
A still later and more abraded stage is also discussed under the head of Prakrit.