Sanskrit

noun San·skrit \ ˈsan-ˌskrit , ˈsan(t)-skrət \

Definition of Sanskrit

1 : an ancient Indo-Aryan language that is the classical language of India and of Hinduism
2 : classical Sanskrit together with the older Vedic and various later modifications of classical Sanskrit — see Indo-European Languages Table

Sanskrit

adjective

Sanskritic

play \san-ˈskri-tik\ adjective

Sanskritist

play \ˈsan-ˌskri-tist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of sanskrit

Sanskrit saṁskṛta, literally, perfected, from sam together + karoti he makes


SANSKRIT Defined for English Language Learners

Sanskrit

noun

Definition of Sanskrit for English Language Learners

  • : a language that was spoken many years ago in India and is still used in the practice of Hinduism


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