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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
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 »