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Origin of Sanskrit
OTHER WORDS FROM SanskritSan·skrit·ist, nounnon-San·skrit·ic, adjective
Words nearby Sanskrit
Example sentences from the Web for Sanskrit
Tattvan, which means “to protect the five senses” in Sanskrit, operates an unusual model of telehealth.
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.
He found his answer in the ancient Sanskrit poem, the Mahabharata, to find the essence of dharma.
Tra comes from a Sanskrit word trayate that means "to liberate."
The Sanskrit noun avatāra is derived from a verbal root that means "to cross over," just as Jake does in his journey.
This island was small at first, like earth in the Sanskrit myth in the Satapatha Brahmana, but gradually increased in bulk.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
Etymology: A Sanskrit word signifying happiness, pleasure, good luck.
It must have been in existence long before the Buddhist religion or the Sanskrit language.
When it became evident that this view of Sanskrit was untenable, they began to locate the centre in Europe.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
It is believed that these Pracrits represented certain local dialects, as opposed to the purer and more classical Sanskrit.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham
British Dictionary definitions for Sanskrit
Derived forms of SanskritSanskritist, noun
Word Origin for Sanskrit
Cultural definitions for Sanskrit
The language of ancient India, and one of the oldest languages of the Indo-European family, to which English belongs.