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Sanskrit Language Facts and Information

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Sanskrit speakers in the Phrasebase community
 
Extinct: no
Family: Indo-European
Branch: Indic
Continent: Aisa
Country: India
 
Region: none
Countries Where Spoken: 6,106 (1981 census). 194,433 second language users (1961 census).
Countries Where Official: India
   
Native Speakers: 6,106
Speakers Total: 194,433
  
Phrasebase members who speak Sanskrit at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Sanskrit at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Sanskrit: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Sanskrit: 0
  
Three Letter Code: SKT
Alternative Names: none
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Summary: Literary and liturgical language. National language. Literacy rate in first language: 60% to 100%. Literacy rate in second language: 15% to 25% literate. Bible 1822.
 

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