What is football called in Sanskrit

Football is a great game. It is popular throughout the world. It is also known as Soccer in many parts of the world. It is indeed interesting to know what the game of football and the ball used in this game are called in Sanskrit. You will notice that the names provided for the ball […]

What is marriage called in Sanskrit

Marriage is an institution through which two people come together to live a life together. Sanskrit has 22 names to offer to the word marriage. Some of them are really interesting. One of them could also mean an ‘investment’. Which is contextually correct because you invest your whole life to this institution. If you have […]

What is gold called in Sanskrit

Gold is a precious metal and throughout the world, it is used for adoration, decoration and jewelery items. Indian history is replete with stories around gold being the cause of many wars, and fights, etc. It is believed that the Lanka that Ravana got through boon from Lord Shiva was made of gold. Almost all […]

What is knowledge called in Sanskrit

The knowledge of Sanskrit language is almost a rare privilege nowadays. Not many youngsters are keen in learning Sanskrit language resulting in mass neglect of the beauty, wisdom and finesse it has. However, with some stunning and eye-opening discoveries and truths being uncovered about the utility and functionality of Sanskrit in modern world has recaptured […]

What is donkey called in Sanskrit

Donkey in Sanskrit The vocabulary of any language is a good asset when it comes to learning it–Sanskrit is no exception. The more words and their meanings you know, the more confident you feel about handling this language whether you are reading something or trying to write it. In our series of providing you Sanskrit […]

what is car called in sanskrit

What is car called in Sanskrit

Sanskrit is believed to the be the one of the oldest languages known to mankind. It is always interesting to find out connection of the words used in this language with the modern world. Surprisingly, Sanskrit is considered as a very tallying language when it comes to the advancements made by the modern technology. In […]


What is computer called in Sanskrit

It is very interesting to know and find out what is computer called in Sanskrit. From simply being a machine that computes, the modern version of computer has integrated itself in human life in more than one ways. It is almost indispensable in today’s life and there are many functionalities that are performed with the […]

What is innovation called in Sanskrit

While learning how to say innovation in Sanskrit, we must take care of the context in which this word is being used. It can be the act of innovation through which a new idea, concept, or a way is found and executed, and thus, a new trend or path is carved or a change is […]

What is book called in Sanskrit

While learning how to say book in Sanskrit, you can also come across the word शास्त्रं, which is actually used for a ‘book of science’–where science is a general term. This term can be combined with various other words like ‘book of law’ which would translate to ‘न्यायशास्त्रं’ and ‘book of poetry’ would translate to […]

What is doctor called in Sanskrit

There are many names with which a doctor can be known in Sanskrit. In this post, we are providing 10 names with which you can call a doctor in Sanskrit. Just remember that Sanskrit has different names for scholars or doctors of philosophy or a particular subject. In this post, we are providing the meaning […]

What is art called in Sanskrit

Art has many meanings–it is a skill, it’s a prowess, and often termed as ‘magic’. It is not simply making drawings, sketches, or images but is vast enough to encompass any ability that a human being could possess. In fact, the skills and abilities of animals and birds are also a form of art only. […]

What is tomorrow called in Sanskrit

Tomorrow is an important concept–human mind is always worried about tomorrow. People with wisdom since eons have been emphasizing that instead of tomorrow (or for that matter yesterday too), we should focus on today–the present time. However, leaving aside the philosophical discussion about this, let’s focus on the topic of the post. While learning how […]

What is wood called in Sanskrit

While learning what is wood called in Sanskrit, make sure you understand that we are talking about the substance wood that we get from trees and not woods as a forest or a jungle. So, the meaning of this word given in Sanskrit here is for that substance. There are two names given to wood in […]

What is zero called in Sanskrit

Zero is believed to be discovered in India. It has a very significant place in spirituality, as it represents the ultimate nothingness–the absolute identity which is without any negative or positive. In English language, some of the synonyms include cipher and naught. Sanskrit has three names for this digit. You can use any of them […]

What is wife called in Sanskrit

In our last post, we had given 33 names in which a husband is called in Sanskrit language, and it was liked by many of our users. Continuing our series, we are now presenting 33 names in which a wife can be called in Sanskrit. We hope this would also be received well. In general […]

What is husband called in Sanskrit

Well, for married people, this should be really interesting. What is a husband called in Sanskrit? Definitely, there would be many names given to the word husband. The simple definition of a husband is a man who is married to a woman. In ancient India, a lot of monikers were used to call a husband […]

What is father called in Sanskrit

While looking for various Sanskrit names for the word ‘father’, I was stunned to find that the Hindi and Punjabi name for father ‘Baap’ comes directly from Sanskrit. It is so amazing to get to know these many names that can be used for ‘father’. I hope you would like this list. I will be […]

What is animal called in Sanskrit

It is very interesting to note the Sanskrit names of animal. Some of them are contextual and I will try to give the meaning of those contextual names too. English Sanskrit Transliteration Animal जन्तुः Jantuḥ Animal प्राणी Prāṇī Animal चेतनः Cetanaḥ (the one who is sentient) Animal जीवी Jīvī Animal जन्मी Janmī (the one who […]

What is beauty called in Sanskrit

Who does not like beauty. In one of the names ascribed to God in Sanskrit, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, beauty is the last phrase. Some Recommended books for studying Sanskrit: Through this post, we will try to find out what is beauty called in Sanskrit. If you have any feedback, questions, or suggestions, please write to […]

What is banana called in Sanskrit

Banana is a common fruit found almost everywhere in the world. Recently, I visited Sri Lanka. Though banana is usually yellow in color when it is ripe, and green when unripe, I noticed 5 different colors of a banana–brown, almost red and a similar shade which was different from green and yellow. In this post, […]

What is watermelon called in Sanskrit

To know what is watermelon is called in Sanskrit is a tricky thing–the common name of watermelon used in India is actually borrowed from Arabic language. Moreover, a watermelon is called as ‘तरबूज’ and ‘खरबूज’. ‘खरबूज’ is borrowed from Persian language, though both these fruits are found throughout India. Some Recommended books for studying Sanskrit: We […]

What is rose called in Sanskrit

Whenever there is a mention of rose’s name in different languages, the famous lines of Sir William Shakespeare flash in mind: What’s in the name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. No doubt, rose is one of the commonest and frequently referred flowers in poetry across the world. Though in Sanskrit, lotus […]

Water in Sanskrit

What is water called in Sanskrit

Water is the essence of life. Even astronauts who are traveling in the far wide space are curious to find water on another planet, because it would mean the feasibility of life. In Sanskrit, water is revered as life itself. Among forty seven names of water in Sanskrit that we are providing here, one name is […]

What is water lily called in Sanskrit

Water lily is another name given to the most beautiful flower lotus. Lotus happens to be the national flower of India. A lot of people are always interested in knowing what it’s called in the ancient language Sanskrit. We are providing three names of water lily from the dictionary with roman transliteration for people who […]