संस्कृत

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit संस्कृत (saṃskṛtá, perfected, refined).

Proper noun[edit]

संस्कृत f  (sanskṛt), Urdu spelling: سنسکرت

  1. Sanskrit language

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit संस्कृत (saṃskṛtá, perfected, refined).

Proper noun[edit]

संस्कृत (sanskṛt)

  1. Sanskrit language

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit संस्कृत (saṃskṛtá, perfected, refined).

Proper noun[edit]

संस्कृत (sanskṛt)

  1. Sanskrit

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From सम् (sam, together) + कृति (kṛti, make, perform, do). The first word is from Proto-Indo-European *somHós (same).

Adjective[edit]

संस्कृत (saṃ-skṛtá, sáṃ-skṛta)

  1. put together, constructed, well or completely formed, perfected (Lalit.)
  2. made ready, prepared, completed, finished (RV. etc.)
  3. dressed, cooked (as food) (MBh., R., BhP.)
  4. purified, consecrated, sanctified, hallowed, initiated (ŚBr. etc.)
  5. refined, adorned, ornamented, polished, highly elaborated (especially applied to highly wrought speech, such as the Sanskrit language, as opposed to the vernaculars) (Mn., MBh. etc.)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

संस्कृत (saṃ-skṛtám

  1. a man of one of the three classes who has been sanctified by the purificatory rites (W.)
  2. learned man (MW.)
  3. a word formed according to accurate rules, a regular derivation (MW.)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

संस्कृत (saṃ-skṛtán

  1. making ready, preparation or a prepared place, sacrifice (RV., TS., ŚBr., GṛŚrS.)
  2. sacred usage or custom (MW.)
  3. Sanskrit language (compare above) (Śiksh., Bhar., Daśar. etc.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1120
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 326
  • Horace Hayman Wilson, A dictionary in Sanscrit and English, 2nd ed., Calcutta: Education Press, Circular Road, 1832, page 877
  • Carl Capeller, A Sanskrit-English dictionary, based upon the St. Petersburg lexicons, London: Luzac & Co., 1891, page 571