21 Similar words in Sanskrit and English

21 Similar words in Sanskrit and English

There are lots of words that are common to Sanskrit and English languages. Some of these words match in their pronunciation due to Deutsch influence on English language. Like the ‘d’ letter in German word ‘kind’ will be pronounced as ‘kint’ in English. So, here I present a list of 21 such similar words in Sanskrit and English. If you would like to comment or provide feedback about this compilation, you are welcome to contact us or enter your words through comment section.

Mixमिश्र
Mixedमिश्रितः
Mixerमिश्रकः
Mixtureमिश्रणं
Manमनुः
Interiorआन्तरः
Interimअन्तरं
Ministerमन्त्री
Characterचारित्रं
Nameनाम
Noseनसा
Footपदं
Dateतिथिः
Sixtyषष्ठिः
Chariotचक्रयानं
Vehicleवाहनं
Circleचक्रं
Cycleचक्रं
Centreकेन्द्रं
Centशतं
Divineदिव्यः

4 thoughts on “21 Similar words in Sanskrit and English”

  1. Very good work Mr. Vivek Kumar. Especially I liked shat (cent) and rutam (right).

    Please consider following words:

    ‘SARVOPARI’ (super / supreme)
    ‘SAM’ (same)
    ‘PURUSHA’ (person)
    ‘MAND’ (mild)
    ‘ARKA’ (extract)
    ‘VAARI’ (water)
    ‘ITARA’ (other)
    ‘ANTARA’ (another)
    ‘AGNI’ (ignite)

    Thanks.
    Nikul

  2. superb……… i have some more.

    madhium – medium
    maadhum- medium.
    creya -creat.
    sontan- son
    ma (mother) – GRAND MA.
    agresor-aggresor
    agraganya- aggregate.
    agrem- interim
    anteral-interval .
    pust-past.
    pragat-progress.
    tap-temp
    rag- rage.
    duran- during .
    covech-cover.
    kayer- cover.
    khat-cot.
    vak- voice.
    lamb-long.
    presan-present.
    ant-end.
    un ant- unend.
    sukkar-sugar.
    loost-loose.
    tath-taut.
    dwar-door.
    and the list cannot end ..
    thank you ………..

  3. Some more English words from Sanskrit …

    Aadhaar – Adherence; to adhere to.
    Maayika – Magic
    Trankikka – Truck
    Taru – Tree
    Kshetra – Sector
    Samiti – Committee
    Krur – Cruel
    Balivardanaa – Bull, Bully.
    Varshaa – Shower.

    Have more words? All are invited.

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