HyperDic: sanskrit

English > 1 sense of the word Sanskrit:
NOUNcommunicationSanskrit, Sanskritic language(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism)
Sanskrit > pronunciation
Soundssae'nskriht
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English > Sanskrit: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(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.
SynonymSanskritic language
Category ofAgni(Sanskrit) Hindu god of fire in ancient and traditional India
Asvins(literally 'possessing horses' in Sanskrit) in Hinduism the twin chariot warriors conveying Surya
Ayurveda(Sanskrit) an ancient medical treatise summarizing the Hindu art of healing and prolonging life
Darsana(from the Sanskrit word for 'to see') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on the nature of reality and the release from bondage to karma
Mimamsa(from the Sanskrit word for 'reflection' or 'interpretation') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on ritual traditions rooted in the Vedas and the Brahmanas as opposed to Vedanta which relies mostly on the Upanishads
Vedanta(from the Sanskrit for 'end of the Veda') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints rooted in the Upanishads as opposed to Mimamsa which relies on the Vedas and Brahmanas
Vedic literature, Veda(from the Sanskrit word for 'knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit
optative mood, optativeA mood (as in Greek or Sanskrit) that expresses a wish or hope / hope
CategoryHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system
NarrowerBihariThe Indic language spoken in Bihar (and by some people in Pakistan and Bangladesh)
Gujarati, GujeratiThe Indic language spoken by the people of India who live in Gujarat in western India
HindiThe most widely spoken of modern Indic vernaculars
MagadhanA subfamily of Indic languages
Marathi, MahrattiAn Indic language
Punjabi, PanjabiThe Indic language spoken by most people in Punjab in northwestern India
Romany, GypsyThe Indic language of the Gypsies
Sinhalese, Singhalese, SinhalaThe Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka
UrduThe official literary language of Pakistan, closely related to Hindi
BroaderIndic, Indo-AryanA branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
Spanishlengua sánscrita, sánscrito
Catalanllengua sànscrita, sànscrit

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