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Sanskrit Texts and Language
(11,587 words)

Sanskrit belongs to the Indo-European language family. Within this it forms, together with the closely related Iranian languages, the Indo-Iranian subfamil…

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Keßler-Persaud, Anne, “Sanskrit Texts and Language”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 27 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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