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


  • Sanskrit language has the potential to unite the country: film director
    Film director K.S.L. Swamy, here on Tuesday, opined that Sanskrit language has the potential to unite the country, keeping aside all differences. He was speaking after inaugurating Hassan district... Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'
  • A strong pitch to increase Wikipedians' tribe in Sanskrit
    There have been several efforts to keep Sanskrit alive in popular culture. A team of Wikipedians in the City has now joined this endeavour. They are doing their bit for the language by working towards the expansion of Sanskrit Wikipedia. Roping in college professors and students to actively contribute to Sanskrit Wikipedia, the team is spearheading a movement for Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'
  • Spoken Sanskrit class
    Samskrita Bharati will conduct 10-day spoken Sanskrit class from February 19 to 28 at 10 locations in the city, says a release. The classes will be held in three batches – between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.... Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'

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