VYAKARAN: Re: Speaking in Sanskrit

Dan Lusthaus dlusthau at mailer.fsu.edu
Thu Apr 10 23:44:26 UTC 1997

>In Arabic, when you tell someone he is "speaking in Sanskrit", it means
>he is speaking nonsense, or incomprehensibly--perhaps the
>equivalent of telling someone in English that he is speaking double-Dutch.

At least in the States our equivalents are "Sounds Chinese to me" or "It's
Greek to me" (thbe latter usually for written things).

Dan Lusthaus
Flordia State University

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