Sanskrit names of items used in a household

Sanskrit names of items used on daily-basis in our household are quite interesting. Apparently, we don’t use any of them given that usually some names from Sanskrit often sieve in the regional languages.

The Sanskrit name of mirror seems to be the one from the present list that we use in Hindi and other languages too.

There are some other names that have a similar name in Hindi and other languages; otherwise, almost all other names are unique.

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Feel free to tell us if you know the name of any other item used in a household and also if you would like to know the name of any that we missed.

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English Sanskrit Transliteration
Chair आसन्दः Āsandaḥ
Lock तालः Tālaḥ
Tubelight दण्डदीपः Daṇḍadīpaḥ
Iron Box समीरकः Samīrakaḥ
Bag स्यूतः Syūtaḥ
Matchbox अग्निपेटिका Agnipeṭikā
Torch करदीपः Karadīpaḥ
Mat कटः Kaṭaḥ
Switch पिञ्जः Piñjaḥ
Mirror दर्पणः Darpaṇaḥ
Tap नलिका Nalikā
Key कुञ्जिका Kuñjikā
Telephone दूरवाणी Dūravāṇī
Almirah कपाटिका Kapāṭikā
Dustbin अवकरिका Avakarikā
Oven/Stove चुल्ली Cullī
Broom सम्मार्जनी Sammārjanī
Foot rug पादशोधनं Pādaśodhanaṁ
Comb कङ्कतं Kaṅkataṁ
Bed शय्या Śayyā
Curtain जवनिका Javanikā
Box पेटिका Peṭikā
Flower-vase पुष्पाधानी Puṣpadhānī
Pillow उपधानं Upadhānaṁ
Fan व्यजनं Vyajanaṁ

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