20 English Words of Indian Origin: Part 1

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Over the next two posts, we’re going to take a look at twenty English words which originate from Indian languages. Sanskrit words have entered the English language in a variety of ways. Some are direct loanwords, while others have travelled across the world, evolving as they move from language to language, before finally being adopted into English. Scroll down to find out more!

Next week, we’ll look at ten more English words of Indian origin – so stay tuned!

If you’re interested on where words come from, make sure to check out the following:

Have a good week!

Avani Shah

26 Aug 2014
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