Sanscrit


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He knew it so well that he once astonished a professor of Oriental languages by repeating correctly a sentence of Sanscrit that had been written in "Visible Speech" characters.
The Persian, Arabic, and Sanscrit languages engaged his attention, and I was easily induced to enter on the same studies.
Le Mahavastu: Texte sanscrit publie pour la premiere fois et accompa-gni d'introductions et d'un commentaire, ed.
Shastri [Varanasi: Chowkhamba Sanscrit Series Office, 1967]).
I think it clear that we are not fettered by the Act of Parliament of 1813, that we are not fettered by any pledge expressed or implied, that we are free to employ our funds as we choose, that we ought to employ them in teaching what is best worth knowing, that English is better worth knowing than Sanscrit or Arabic, that the natives are desirous to be taught English, and are not desirous to be taught Sanscrit or Arabic, that neither as the languages of law nor as the languages of religion have the Sanscrit and Arabic any peculiar claim to our encouragement, that it is possible to make natives of this country thoroughly good English scholars, and that to this end our efforts ought to be directed (Article 32) .
The word 'man' is at the present day used among many European nations to denote the human species, masculine, and was similarly used by the people who spoke the Sanscrit [sic] tongue 3000 years ago.
Projected on the floor and sounding in the gallery, Sanscrit chants recall the rich legacy of Shiva, Vishnu and others in the Hindu pantheon.
The word "aria" has been used in Avesta, ancient Persian, and Sanscrit languages.
Among these children was Simone Alexandre Langlois' two-volume French translation of Harivansa, ou Histoire de la Famille de Hari, Ouvrage formant un appendice du Mahabharata, et traduit sur I'original Sanscrit, published twenty years earlier in 1834 (volume 1) and 1835 (volume 2).
Le Mahavastu, Texte Sanscrit Publie pour la Premiere Fois et Accompagne d'Introductions et d'un Commentaire, 2 and 3.
In Sir William Jones's famous speech of 1786, he mentions the Sanscrit language and then just the Greek and the Latin, (3) following the same principle as in (30).
The Sanscrit word is dhvani, which is a suggestion made to the mind of the reader by the words of the poetry or prose.