In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The word yoga comes from the ancient Indian language Sanskrit, and it means union.
- The language, Gujarati, comes from Sanskrit - an ancient language.
- It was written in Sanskrit, now infrequently known in India, and translations brought about by the British were highly selective and at times ‘of no value’.
- They learn Hindu chants in the ancient language, Sanskrit.
- There are also translations from Sanskrit in Kharosti script.
- I was seated next to a highly educated and enlightened Christian priest who was an authority on Hindu scriptures, Upanishads and Sanskrit.
- My dad had taught me an ancient royal language, Sanskrit, years before.
- The ancient Indian scriptures written in Sanskrit becomes familiar ground once the language barrier is broken, he adds.
- He took theatre, hitherto marked out for the elite who could understand Sanskrit, to the laymen by using their language.
- I began learning to speak Kellian, a very elaborate language, similar in style to ancient Sanskrit, with great difficulty.
- They're so unintelligible that they might as well be written in Sanskrit.
- The fact that the text was written in Sanskrit did not facilitate its dissemination.
- She is also concerned that those of her generation do not care to learn a classical language like Sanskrit.
- A group called Dom belonged to the aboriginal peoples of India but had adopted the Hindu religion and an Indo-Aryan language derived from Sanskrit.
- I am open to suggestions as long as they are written in Sanskrit.
- A well-known orchid genus vanda, has its name derived from Sanskrit.
- The cultures of the Sinti and the Roma are related, just like their language, which originates from one of the oldest languages, Sanskrit.
- This classical Sanskrit became the language of the priestly class and later of the governing class.
- Ambitious for he knew not what, he continued writing poetry, learning Sanskrit, riding horses, falling in love.
- We sat down in front of a friend of Supawan's family, who speaks Sanskrit (the language for prayer and meditation), and a vat of cold water.
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