has a collection of 5000+ words that can be
used for day-to-day needs both spoken and written. We have collected the words from
different sources including well known dictionaries and some word books. Grammatical note
on each word has been given in an abbreviated format. Check Grammatical Notes
section for index of abbreviations and their meaning.
||no. = noun
vb. = verb
adj. = adjective
ind. = indeclinable
a. = atmane-padi
p. = parasmai-padi
u. = ubhaya-padi
||sl. = singular
du. = dual
pl. = plural
m. = masculine
f. = femenine
n. = nuter
t. = all gender
||pr = present
ps = past
fu = future
im = imperative
op = optative
1st = 1st person
2nd = 2nd person
3rd = 3rd person
||nom. = nominative
acc. = accusative
instr. = instrumental
dat. = dative
abl. = ablative
gen. = genitive
loc. = locative
ak. = अकारन्त
aak. = आकारान्त
ik. = इकारान्त
iik. = ईकारान्त
uk. = उकारान्त
uuk. = ऊकारान्त
RRik. = ऋकारान्त
rk. = रकारान्त
dk. = दकारान्त
nk. = नकारान्त
ink. = इन्कारान्त
shk. = शकारान्त
sk. = सकारान्त
** All noun forms are in nominative singular. All verbs are in 1st person singular present tense.
Boy (akaaranta masculine noun nominative singular) - ak.m.no.nom.sl
Read (bhvaadi present verb 1st-person singular) - bhvaadi.vb.pr.1st.sl
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We have referred the following dictionaries and some word books to collect the
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- English-Sanskrit-Dictionary (V. S. Apte)
- English-Samskrita-Dictionary (Samskrita Bharati)
- Sanskrit-English-Dictionary (Monier Williams)
- and few Sanskrit word books.
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