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

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Anne Keßler-Persaud, “Sanskrit Texts and Language”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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