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Sanskrit is an Indo-European (sometimes called Indogermanic) language, which makes it a relative of English, Spanish, Russian, and many others. But Sanskrit isn’t the ancestor of those languages, any more than the composers of the Vedas were the ancestors of all modern Europeans.
Why is Hindi called a scientific language?
Hindi uses a very old script like Sanskrit which is Devnagari Script. Many languages which are spoken in India emerges from Hindi like Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi etc. Devnagari- the source of Hindi script is considered as the world’s most natural & scientific script.
Why do some Hindi words sound like English?
Most of the Indians mix up Hindi and English words in their speech. This is because we Indians are simultaneously brought up on a diet of many languages- mother tongue, language used by the Union Government (Hindi, English) , state language and any additional language we may choose to learn.
How is Hindi a scientific language?
Devnagri – the script of Hindi – is considered as the world’s most natural and scientific script. Sanskrit is the mother of Hindi and is pronounced similarly. Sanskrit is the world’s oldest language and uses the similar Devnagri script. Hindi contains all the merits of Sanskrit as it’s very easy to understand.
Why is Sanskrit a unique language?
Sanskrit is not only a unique language but a World Heritage. Of the time when Sanskrit originally arrived amongst the European learners, till today, it’s staggering the class of linguistics. If there is any literature in the world that is mostly investigated for its structure, it’s Sanskrit.
Are there any words that were borrowed from Sanskrit?
Most of these words were not directly borrowed from Sanskrit. The meaning of some words have changed slightly after being borrowed. Both languages belong to the Indo-European language family and have numerous cognate terms. through Sinhala: ඇඹරැල්ලා æmbarællā ultimately from Sanskrit: अम्बरेल्ला, a kind of tree.
How many vowels and consonants are in Sanskrit?
There are quite a good number of words in Sanskrit vocabulary each consisting of 25 to 30 vowels and consonants forming combination between them. The language is highly identified with worshipping God (Paramatma) adhering Hindu religious strictures.
What is the significance of Hindi as a language in India?
Hindi was once a strong medium used by Indian national leaders for spreading the call for independence of India from the British rule. It is the official language of the Union of India.