transitive verb

often capitalized
: 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 SanskritizedChristopher Rand

Word History


sanskrit + -ize

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“Sanskritize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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