Sanskrit

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Sanskrit Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • (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

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  • (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

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Sanskrit Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Sanskrit is an ancient Indian language. It is the sacred language of Hinduism and Buddhism. Today, about 14,000 people in India use it as their daily language.

Sanscrit is a standardized dialect of Old Indo-Aryan. Its linguistic ancestry can be traced back to Proto-Indo-European. Today it is listed as one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. The main script used to write Sanskrit is Devanāgarī.



Sanskrit Sample Sentences in News


  • Ache din...for Sanskrit are here
    Prime minister Narendra Modi's coming into power has resulted in a huge boost to usage of Hindi language. And now it seems 'ache din' are here for Sanskrit as well which is often touted as the mother of all Indian languages. Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'
  • International workshop on Paninian Sanskrit grammar
    The French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) in association with Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient (EFEO) and Ecole pratique des hautes etudes (EPHE) is holding a three-day international workshop on P... Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'
  • DU's Sanskrit dept kickstarts project to prove Aryans were not foreigners
    Delhi University's Sanskrit department has thrown its weight behind a project that could possibly rewrite history to fit the Sangh Parivar's view of India's past — a move that's likely to gain political colour considering the resounding victory of the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party in the general election. Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'

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