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


  • No Sanskrit exams in Kendriya Vidyalayas this academic year: SC
    New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there would be no exams in Sanskrit for class 6 to 8 students in the Kendriya Vidyalayas in the current academic session and this would not come in their way for appearing in class 10 secondary exams at the later stage. Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'
  • Sanskrit should be second language: Parrikar
    Stating that Sanskrit is the language, which can bind the country together with no opposition to it from any of the States, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday called for concerted but slo... Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'
  • Sanskrit to be offered in Class 11 in KVs next year
    New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Sanskrit will be offered as one of the options in lieu of an elective subject in Class 11 from the 2015-16 session in all Kendriya Vidyalayas having senior secondary classes, an official statement said Monday. Read more on this news related to 'Sanskrit'

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