from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ancient Indic language that is the language of Hinduism and the Vedas and is the classical literary language of India.
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- proper n. 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Sanskrit; written in Sanskrit.
- n. The ancient language of the Hindoos, long since obsolete in vernacular use, but preserved to the present day as the literary and sacred dialect of India. It is nearly allied to the Persian, and to the principal languages of Europe, classical and modern, and by its more perfect preservation of the roots and forms of the primitive language from which they are all descended, is a most important assistance in determining their history and relations. Cf. Prakrit, and Veda.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ancient and sacred language of India, being that in which most of the vast literature of that country is written, from the oldest parts of the Vedas (supposed to date from about 2000-1500 b. c.) downward.
- Of or pertaining to Sanskrit: as, early Sanskrit idioms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (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
Written in Sanskrit, “A Tale of the Parrot” is an Indian tale where a talking animal relates various lessons or stories, much as Shahrazad did to her husband.
It began with aarti ( "toward virtue" in Sanskrit), the Hindu sunset worship, at the very small Nandeshwari Temple on the grounds of the hotel.
Now in Sanskrit we would have about 50 words to play with here that have subtle but distinctly different shades of meaning.
He has also written a number of books in Sanskrit and Oriya.
There is a section for ebooks, but there is only one, a glossary of Buddhist terms, written in Sanskrit and Pali,
Csoma de Körős, codified the canonical literature embedded in Sanskrit and Tibetan and transmitted manuscripts and texts to centers of oriental scholarship in Calcutta, London, and
Does the physical description of a scholar translating a text in Sanskrit into Finnish capture that entire activity?
This one, as far as I know, is only known as Bel or Bilwa (in Sanskrit).
There's a saying in Sanskrit which goes 'Satyam Vadha, Priyam Vadha'.
Pehlevi became the Jávidán Khirad (“Wisdom of Ages”) or the Testament of Hoshang, that ancient guebre King, and in Sanskrit the Panchatantra (“Five Chapters”), is a recueil of apologues and anecdotes related by the learned Brahman, Vishnu