sanskritize

transitive verb, often capitalized san·skrit·ize \ ˈsanzkrəˌtīz \

Definition of sanskritize

-ed/-ing/-s
: to modify (a word, phrase, or language) to conform to characteristics distinctive of Sanskrit
  • the interpreters' grasp of Hindi is said to be sound but their vocabulary is highly Sanskritized
  • —Christopher Rand

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Origin and Etymology of sanskritize

sanskrit + -ize


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