Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Sanskrit influence in English

Parimita (mita - limit) - Permit
Upa - Higher - Up - Oppar
Manushyah - Manavah - Manava - Man
Purusham - Purushan - Person
Matr - Mother
Pitr - Father
Bratr - Brother
Atma - Atom
Paada - Ped (pedestrian) or pod as in tripod
mada - Mad
aswa - ass (even though aswa means horse)
para - par

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