What's the difference between Arabic and Sanskrit

Jean-Luc CHEVILLARD jean-luc.chevillard at UNIV-PARIS-DIDEROT.FR
Mon Oct 3 19:12:46 UTC 2011

Also ...

do not forget that it will soon (in one or two years' time)
be possible to easily have the equivalent Sanskrit sentences in the 
GRANTHA script,a very beautiful script !!!

It is of course already possible, although tricky,


and SEE:


(that is a recent interview [in TAMIL] by the (YOUNG) author of the 
grantha reader, to which the FIRST link points).

It will become easy in the future to use grantha, thanks to a few 
bright people, helped by a few persistent people.


-- Jean-Luc Chevillard (Paris/Pondicherry)

On 03/10/2011 20:42, Thrasher, Allen wrote:
> Maybe some unemployed Ph.D.'s could publish an authoritative book of 
> patterns with translations and explanations, and/or set up a site whence 
> once could order transparencies to be used as temporary tattoos or 
> guides for high-quality permanent tattoos.  Might be less hassle and 
> more money than being adjust assistant professor at three colleges a 
> hundred miles apart.
> Allen
> Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
> Asian Division, Library of Congress
> Washington, DC 20540-4810
> The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Library 
> of Congress.
> *From:*Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk] *On Behalf Of *Dominik 
> Wujastyk
> *Sent:* Sunday, October 02, 2011 4:10 PM
> *To:* INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
> *Subject:* [INDOLOGY] What's the difference between Arabic and Sanskrit
> I came across this post in a Yahoo site just now. It made me gasp aloud.
> Jennifer asks,
> What is the difference between sanskrit and Arabic?
> I wanted to get a tattoo in Arabic because I have an egyptian 
> fascination and want a consistent flow of relativity on my body seeing 
> as how I already have an ankh. A friend of mine told me I should get 
> sanskrit because it is more closely related to egypt. And I think Arabic 
> is prettier.
> In fact, Jennifer has received five informative answers, setting her 
> straight, one even explaining Panini and the Astadhyayi. The 
> correspondent "Z" makes an unassailable truth claim by asserting "I am 
> arabic."
> The conclusion we must draw is that tatoo parlours badly need more 
> Indologists. And Arabists, and Egyptologists.
> Dominik

More information about the INDOLOGY mailing list