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Sanskrit is origin of _____________

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Asked by arti sk singh, 23 Oct '07 03:22 pm
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Sanskrit language is truly a fountainhead, if one surveys its three thousand years of its existence. The story of the origin of Sanskrit began right from the Vedic age, sailing through the post-Vedic years and centuries later till today. The Aryans collected the mass of hymns, rituals and poems about their gods in the four Vedas (10th century BC) which document the various dialects that they brought to India (but that wasnt the Sanskrit we know of today). From the Punjab, where the Aryans settled first after they came from Central Asia, their speech spread along the east as far as present Bihar by about 600 BC. Obviously this Vedic or Old Indo-Aryan language met with the language of the Dravidians (who were then not restricted to just the southern regions) and Austrics, and some give and take happened. The result was Prakrit or Middle Indo-Aryan dialect which soon engulfed the whole country in the north, east and centre. The Aryan invasion was moving towards completion.

Meanwhile, ...more
Answered by deep deep, 23 Oct '07 03:25 pm

 
  
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india
Answered by Neena, 23 Oct '07 03:23 pm

 
  
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Sanskrit is an ancient Indo-European classical language of India, a liturgical language of Hinduism and Buddhism primarily, and utilised occasionally in Jainism. It is one of the 22 official languages of India, and an ancestor of the modern Indo-Aryan languages. It has the same status in Nepal as well.

Its position in the cultures of South and Southeast Asia is akin to that of Latin and Greek in Europe and it has evolved into as well as influenced many modern-day languages of the world. It appears in pre-Classical form as Vedic Sanskrit, with the language of the Rigveda being the oldest and most archaic stage preserved. Dating back to as early as 1700 BC, Vedic Sanskrit is the earliest attested Indo-Aryan language, and one of the earliest attested members of the Indo-European language family.

The corpus of Sanskrit literature encompasses a rich tradition of poetry and drama as well as scientific, technical, philosophical and religious texts. Today, Sanskrit continues to be widel ...more
Answered by Puran, 23 Oct '07 03:34 pm

 
  
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most of the languages like english hindi , bengali etc.
Answered by arindam de, 23 Oct '07 03:25 pm

 
  
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all languages.
Answered by Abdul, 23 Oct '07 03:24 pm

 
  
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Sanskrit originated form land of the Aryans called 'Aryavarta'
Iranians are also Aryans and also claim so claim.
Sanskars i.e. traits of ideal character (charitra) also have their origin in Aryan or Vedic sanskriti. Ancient India i.e. Aryavarta was once the fountain head of knowledge and people from distant lands use to come to India to get the same
Answered by Darshan Dyal, 30 Jan '08 05:40 pm

 
  
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most of the Indian and Asian languages
Answered by kishore jha, 23 Oct '07 03:30 pm

 
  
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all languages
Answered by alok kumar, 23 Oct '07 03:25 pm

 
  
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devnagri
Answered by rinku sharma, 23 Oct '07 03:24 pm

 
  
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