Associations to the word «Sanskrit»

Wiktionary

SANSKRIT, proper noun. A classical language of India ("Indian Latin"), a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. Member of Indo-Iranian and thus Indo-European language family.

Dictionary definition

SANSKRIT, noun. (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes.

Wise words

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