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This is a short list of some most obvious  Russian – Sanskrit cognate verbs.  Since one should  compare similar forms, I give Russian verbs in the same format as Sanskrit verbs are presented in traditional dictionaries (for example in Monier Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary): verbal root – 3rd person, singular, Present Tense form. For a comparison of conjugation paradigms see my other post. See also the Russian – Sanskrit nouns

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I would like to present here a list of some interesting similarities between Sanskrit and English  words which I  have collected working on my dictionary. Some of these are genuine cognates, others are just funny coincidences.  I have not sorted them out and leave to the readers the pleasure of guessing  which are genuine cognates and which are the false ones :). See also the list of Russian-Sanskrit cognate verbs. Read the rest of this entry »

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