Spoken in Greater India
Total speakers 14,135 native speakers in India (2001)
Language family Indo-European
Writing system D...
Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan
(Deemed University) 56-57, Institutional Area, Janak Puri, New Delhi-110058
Notification of Scholarship
Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University) set up by the Government of India for propagation and promotion of Sanskrit language invites applications in the pr...
I, Md. Anisur Rahman, do hereby declare that this dissertation titled “Code-Switching and Distortion of Bangla Language in Bangladeshi Media” is submitted to Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) under the supervision of Mohammad Shawkat Ali, Assistant Professor,...
The Story of
Professor John McWhorter
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John McWhorter, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow in Public Policy, Manhattan Institute
John McWhorter, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, earned his Ph.D. in
linguistics from Stanford University in...
Q: Contrast English with one other language with respect to TWO particular points of grammar or vocabulary. With reference to that point of grammar/vocabulary, state how native speakers of these languages would be predicted to differ in their thinking or perception if we accept the linguistic relati...
Sanskrit (saṃskṛtam संस्कृतम् ; pronunciation: / səⁿskr̩t̪əm /) is an Indo-European classical language of India and a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It has a position in India and Sou...
NASA AstronautIn the past twenty years, much time, effort, and money has been expended on designing an unambiguous representation of natural languages to make them accessible to computer processing. These efforts have centered around creating schemata designed to parallel logical relations with rela...
English as a National Foreign Language
India has two national languages for central administrative purposes: Hindi and English. Hindi is the national, official, and main link language of India. English is an associate official language. The Indian Constitution also officially approves twenty-two re...
The constitution of India (Article 343) recognises Hindi as the official language of India. Hindi is also the main language in many states of India such as Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal/ Uttarakhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Himachal Pradesh. It is spoken by more than...
Language in Indian Writing in English
I am here to present on the topic ‘Language in Indian Writing in English’. Basically I will be talking about the usage of language, the writing style, of blending language and culture and my analysis of it in the text - The God of Small Things by Arundhat...
The Origin of the Urdu Language:
The national language of the Pakistani people or our ‘qaumi zuban’ is interestingly, one that most of us learn as a second language. Unlike our first language, it is learnt primarily as a written phenomenon. In primary schools, the child encounters its alphabe...
Glossary of Sanskrit Terms for the Ayurvedic Practitioner
November 2004 by Marisa Laursen and Robert Talbert
This reference guide evolved naturally out of our studies of Ayurveda and deepening interest in the original language of this sacred science. It was compiled with the loving intent of hel...
FIFTY YEARS OF LANGUAGE PLANNING FOR MODERN HINDI
The Official Language of India
Hindi - according to the 1991 Census of India, is the mother tongue of 233,432,285 persons (22% of the entire Indian population), and is spoken as a language (which includes 47 or so mother tongues cobb...
A (Very) Brief History of the English Language
• Indo-European and Germanic Influences
• Old English (500-1100 AD)
• The Norman Conquest and Middle English (1100-1500)
• Early-Modern English (1500-1800)
• Late-Modern English (1800-Present)
• American Engli...
A Complete Review of
And the Knowledge Within
By Stephen Knapp
If we are going to understand the essential truths in Vedic literature, then we must get a glimpse of the content and purpose of its many texts and the expansive nature of the knowledge it contain...
The Indo-European Language Family
The Indo-European language family includes about 150 languages and dialects spoken by about three billion people, including most of the major language families of Europe and western Asia. This hypothesis was first proposed by Sir William Jone...
A History of the English Language Past Changes Precipitate Worldwide Popularity Essay
The history of the English language is of significance because English is spoken more frequently than any other language except Chinese, according to the International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (410). A Germanic...
ENGLISH and THE BRITISH EMPIRE
The sun never sets on the British Empire, that is an adage we have read and heard since our childhood. The same now can be applied to the coveted language ENGLISH under discussion. It has been developing along with the expansion and spread of the Great British Empir...