Sanskrit phrasebook

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Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्) is an ancient language in which many Hindu religious texts were written. It is an Indo-European language, and hence related to languages such as Greek and Latin. Similar to Latin, it is now primarily a liturgical language and not spoken as a native language by any significant sector of the population. Nevertheless, as many contemporary Indian languages are descended from Sanskrit, and even those unrelated to Sanskrit have been strongly influenced by it, learning Sanskrit is of immense value to those with a keen interest in Indian culture. It is one of the official languages of India.



Phrase list