VYAKARAN: Re: Speaking in Sanskrit

zydenbos at flevoland.xs4all.nl zydenbos at flevoland.xs4all.nl
Fri Apr 11 22:28:30 UTC 1997

Replies to msg 10 Apr 97: indology at liverpool.ac.uk (efb3 at columbia.edu)

 ee> From: Edwin F Bryant <efb3 at columbia.edu>
 ee> Subject: Re: VYAKARAN: Re: Speaking in Sanskrit

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

Oh my goodness... and here I am, a Dutch mother-tongue speaker who also speaks
a bit of Sanskrit... :-)

- Robert Zydenbos

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