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shesadri



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:16 am    Post subject: striking similarities between russian and sanskrit language. Reply with quote

Hi, I am from india and i speak bengali. when I started learning russian(yesterday). I was overwhelmed to see the striking similarities between sanskrit and russian language. Most russian numbers are spelled like sanskrit. As bengali is heavily influenced by sanskrit, we say the exact pronunciation for the numbers like dwi for 2, tri for 3, chatur for 4, pach for 5, and sastha for six, astam for 8, disoto for 10, soto for 100 and. anyone knows why? there must be more words like ancient sanskrit. Am i learning some ancient form of sanskrit or really russian?
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