Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Cup - Kapal

If one sees Indian Sadhus, many times they use Skull as a cup from ancient times.

In Sanskrit, the word for Skull and Jar is 'kapAla'.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Vignettes -> vi + gNy + it

Sanskrit - vi + gNy + it - Undertaking + Knowing/Learning + Past Participle -> Followed Path of Learning or Adapting to Learning, which is nature of "vine" and what the word means.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

The root 'mar'

marya - youth in Mitanni Sanskrit.

maRitus - Latin for husband

Other words - martial, marriage

marya - In Sanskrit, lover, suitor, mortal, limit,

mar - in Sanskrit means death, killing, dying.

Mars is a dead planet.

Marsh land is dead land for agriculture.