classical Sanskrit

classical Sanskrit
Sanskrit of an ancient period earlier than that of the Prakrits and later than Vedic.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • classical Sanskrit — noun see sanskrit I * * * Sanskrit of an ancient period earlier than that of the Prakrits and later than Vedic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Classical Sanskrit — noun A codified form of Sanskrit spoken in ancient India …   Wiktionary

  • Sanskrit — संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam …   Wikipedia

  • Sanskrit literature — History of Literature Bronze Age literature Sumerian Egyptian Akkadian Classical literature …   Wikipedia

  • Classical language — A classical language is a language with a literature that is classical. According to UC Berkeley linguist George L. Hart, it should be ancient, it should be an independent tradition that arose mostly on its own, not as an offshoot of another… …   Wikipedia

  • Sanskrit — (Samskritam)    Sanskrit (sam, complete; krita, done, i.e., that which is done completely, the perfected, the refined) is the ancient liturgical or ritual language of India. In the Sanskrit language itself the lan guage is called Samskritam.… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Sanskrit verbs — The Sanskrit verbal system is very complex, with verbs inflecting for different combinations of tense, aspect, mood, number, and person. Participial forms are also extensively used.Classification of verbsThere are two broad ways of classifying… …   Wikipedia

  • Sanskrit language — Old Indo Aryan language, the classical literary language of Hinduism. The most ancient form is Vedic, attested in its earliest form in parts of the Rig Veda, dating from the late 2nd millennium BC. Late Vedic Sanskrit was described and codified… …   Universalium

  • Sanskrit — noun Etymology: Sanskrit saṁskṛta, literally, perfected, from sam together + karoti he makes Date: 1696 1. an ancient Indo Aryan language that is the classical language of India and of Hinduism 2. classical Sanskrit together with the older Vedic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sanskrit drama — Drama as a distinct genre of Sanskrit literature emerges in the final centuries BC, although its exact origins remain unknown. Famous Sanskrit dramatists include Śhudraka, Bhasa, Asvaghosa and Kalidasa. Though numerous plays written by these… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”