Sanskrit Dictionary

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About Sanskrit Language

संस्कृतम् जगतः अतिप्राचीना समृद्धा शास्त्रीया च भाषा अस्ति। संस्कृतम् भारतस्य जगतस्य च भाषासु प्रचीनतमम् अस्ति। इयं भाषा भारती, सुरभारती, अमरभारती, अमरवाणी, सुरवाणी, गीर्वाणवाणी, गीर्वाणी, देववाणी, देवभाषा, दैवीवाक् इत्यादिभिः नामभिः प्रसिद्धा अभवत्। भारतीयभाषासु बाहुल्येन संस्कृतशब्दाः उपयुज्यन्ते। संस्कृतात् एव प्रायः सर्वा अपि भारतीयभाषाः उद्भूताः। तद्वदेव भारत-युरोपीय-भाषावर्गीयाः नैकाः भाषाः संस्कृतप्रभावं संस्कृतशब्दप्राचुर्यं वा प्रदर्शयन्ति।

Sanskrit Sanskrit (संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam, originally संस्कृता वाक् saṃskṛtā vāk, "refined speech"), is a historical Indo-Aryan language and the primary liturgical language of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Today, it is listed as one of the 22 scheduled languages of India and is an official language of the state of Uttarakhand. Sanskrit holds a prominent position in Indo-European studies.

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Spoken In : Greater India

Native Speakers:14,000 (2001)

Language family: Indo-European > Indo-Iranian > Indo-Aryan > Sanskrit

Writing system: No native script. Written in Devanāgarī, various Brāhmī-based alphabets, and Latin script

Official language in: India, Uttarakhand, one of the 22 scheduled languages of India

Regulated by: No official regulation

Language codes: sa (ISO 639-1), san (ISO 639-2, ISO 639-3)

Classical Sanskrit is the standard register as laid out in the grammar of Pāṇini, around the 4th century BCE. Its position in the cultures of Greater India is akin to that of Latin and Greek in Europe and it has significantly influenced most modern languages of the Indian subcontinent, particularly in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

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  • Government: National Portal of India :
  • Government of Maharashtra:
  • Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) :
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  • Academic Courses on Sanskrit Around The World
  • Sanskrit Alphabet in Devanagari, Gujarati, Bengali, and Thai scripts with an extensive list of Devanagari, Gujarati, and Bengali conjuncts
  • Sanskrit transliteration software with font conversion to Latin and other Indian Languages
  • Sanskrit numerals