Origin of Sanskrit
Examples from the Web for sanskrit
I remember reading about how you and your wife had a message in Sanskrit inside your wedding bands.Hugh Jackman on ‘Prisoners,’ the Oscars, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ and More|Marlow Stern|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After a successful run at film festivals, a film based on a Sanskrit epic suddenly sparks turmoil in New York.
The Sanskrit noun avatāra is derived from a verbal root that means "to cross over," just as Jake does in his journey.
Tra comes from a Sanskrit word trayate that means "to liberate."
"I've labored all my life in the paddy fields of Sanskrit," she has said.
The name Barhai is said to be from the Sanskrit Vardhika and the root vardh, to cut.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
A gentleman resident in the town here—a Sanskrit scholar, and friend of Mr Morris.
Here is the substantial fact behind Max Müller's often ridiculed theory of the renaissance of Sanskrit literature.
Sanskrit literature, then, resembles that of the earlier Vedic age in being almost entirely metrical.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell
That I had got some precious stones in my box with some Sanskrit letters cut in.
British Dictionary definitions for sanskrit
Word Origin for Sanskrit
Word Origin and History for sanskrit
1610s, from Sanskrit samskrtam "put together, well-formed, perfected," neuter of samskrta, from sam "together" (see same) + krta- "to make, do, perform," from PIE *k(w)er- "to make, form" (related to karma). "so called as being the cultivated or literary language, distinguished from the vulgar dialects, or, some say, because regarded as a perfect language, the speech of the gods, formed by infallible rules" [Century Dictionary].
Culture definitions for sanskrit
The language of ancient India, and one of the oldest languages of the Indo-European family, to which English belongs.