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  • Hell, people -- I took a graduate course on the book, have read it twice, and watched two movie versions of the story ... yet still the middle third of the book may as well be written in sanskrit for all the sense it makes.

    peculiar and correct, or possibly, justified and ancient

  • Frank Rizzo funny I was not aware that anyone in the world spoke modern english in 1200 AD!! what is true is that it was in use in 1625 but was supplanted by “lend” … speak olde English it ye would but you may as well be talking in sanskrit!!!

    loan is a verb! « Motivated Grammar

  • Might I add that the word 'twenty' and 'thousand' in Vedic sanskrit never seem to show lengthening in the word before it, while other words with initial *HC most definitely do, and often too.

    Against the *dkmtóm camp

  • Gimbutas academia algonquian arabic assyrian athabaskan bureaucracy celtic credentialism crete dictionary elamite esperanto feminism gender geography isogloss language hat languages logic mandarin maya mediterranean mycenaean north caucasian persian phonetics proto-steppe racism sanskrit senet venetic

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  • Avatar is a sanskrit word meaning a divine being which takes human form for the enlightening of the masses.

    Critics: 'Avatar' is anti-military & anti-religion

  • I may just get sanskrit on my inner thigh and swirl this journey around my head for later.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • When i was in 10th, we even had a sanskrit textbook lesson on thalipeeth (sthaalpishtashtakam)

    Thalipith Just Zakas !

  • I haven't studied sanskrit but love to play with the words.

    Thalipith Just Zakas !

  • Wow Vinaya you learnt sanskrit, and a lesson on Thalipeeth, how cool is that!

    Thalipith Just Zakas !

  • Elena: English is one of the most difficult languages to learn, according to an acquaintance of mine who is a linguist from Harvard and can speak 7 languages plus read sanskrit.

    LAUGHING AT “ENGRISH” » Sociological Images

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