Sanskrit
संस्कृतम्
Saṃskṛtam
The word संस्कृतम् (Sanskrit) in Sanskrit.svg
Saṃskṛtam in Devanagari script
Pronounce [ˈsɐ̃skr̩tɐm] (About this soundlisten)
Region South Asia
Parts of Southeast Asia
Era c. 2nd millennium BCE – 600 BCE (Vedic Sanskrit);
600 BCE – present (Classical Sanskrit)
Revival 24,821 people in India and 1,669 people in Nepal have registered Sanskrit as their mother tongue. There are 2,360,821 total speakers of Sanskrit in India.
Family
Early form
Writing
Most commonly in Devanagari,
also written in various other Brahmic scripts
Area
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 sa
ISO 639-2 san
ISO 639-3 san
Glottolog sans1269
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