Indo-Aryan language, studied together by Nick and Andrew for three years, and instrumental in the formation of homework cartels and, come to think of it, the friendship in general.
Cause of many late-night study sessions, usually devolving into procrastination-fests, and havens for in-jokes.
Also known for multifariousness of meaning, whereby one word often means a thing, its opposite, something philosophical, something sexual, a kind of plant, something else sexual, another, potentially different kind of plant, name of a group of people, etc., etc…
Sanskrit has a complex inflectional and conjugational system, which is best learnt by memorizing endings in a sing-song way and then only later being told what happened.
Sanskrit is also a language popular in India, which must be destroyed.

Primary texts
  • Shruti
    • Vedas
  • Smrti
    • Upanishads
    • Samkhyakarikas
    • Shankara
  • Itihasa
    • Mahabharata
  • Buddhist
    • [Nagarjuna]
      • मूलमध्यमिककारिकाः (MMK)
        h2. Secondary texts
  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams
    • Sanskrit-English Dictionary: Etymologically and Philologically Arranged with Special Reference to Cognate Indo-European Languages, hereafter MW
  • Charles Rock(very)well Lanman
    • Sanskrit Reader: Text, Vocabulary and Notes
  • William Dwight Whitney
    • Sanskrit Grammar
    • Root, Verb Forms and Primary Derivatives of the Sanskrit Language (aka Whitney’s Verbal Roots)
  • t.
    • Shabdabrahman (reader and exercises for first- and second-year study, unpubl.)
      h2. See also:
      h2. Links