Sanskritic language


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sanskritic language (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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In literature:

William Carey, teacher of the Bengali and Sanskrit languages.
"The Life of William Carey" by George Smith
I have since discovered that the language of the people of the Inner World is much like the Sanskrit.
"The Smoky God" by Willis George Emerson
PALI, the sacred language of the Buddhists, once a living language, but, like Sanskrit, no longer spoken.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Pali is a sonorous and harmonious language which avoids combinations of consonants and several difficult sounds found in Sanskrit.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
But Sanskrit did not become a sacred language for the Mahayanists like Latin for Roman Catholics.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
By this time the Sanskrit language had ceased to be generally understood.
"Two Old Faiths" by J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
There was a time with us when India had her common language of culture in Sanskrit.
"Creative Unity" by Rabindranath Tagore
The language is of a Malayan origin, but has a number of Sanskrit words as well as Arabic.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
In passin' lemme add dat milk is f'm de ol' language used by de Sanskrits, meanin' gin.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Sanskrit, language of India, 30, 34.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley

In news:

An intellectual who speaks at least six languages, a quiet-spoken poet and linguist, a Hindi and Sanskrit scholar, P.