VYAKARAN: Re: Classical Sanskrit Accent
Narayan S. Raja
raja at galileo.IFA.Hawaii.Edu
Thu Apr 10 21:05:34 UTC 1997
> > dc> Oh, and BTW you'll probably be understood better if you
> > dc> refrain from, as the
> > dc> South-Indian idiom goes, "speaking in Sanskrit." <grin>
> > Is this South Indian? I've never heard it. Perhaps you mean Tamilian?
> Oh, yes :)! Its said even in Telugu, and have heard some of my Malayali
> friends saying something 'very' similar.
Yes, it's used jokingly in Tamil.
It's also used jokingly in Marathi,
to mean "saying something obscene".
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