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Do you know: these Sanskrit words for sports and athletics?

Sanskrit is being increasingly explored by the people across the world. Here is a list of Sanskrit words one can use in the sports ground.

Can modern sports be described in Sanskrit words? Is it possible for a student of Sasnkrit to speak about his or her day on the ground and describe it in Sanskrit? It definitely is. Read below Sanskrit words for the sports ground!

āskandaḥ आस्कन्दः athletics

dhāvanikā धावनिका race

dūradhāvanam दूरधावनम् long distance race

hrasvadhāvanam  ह्रस्वधावनम् short distance race

śatamānadhāvanam शतमानधावनम् 100 meter run

mārgadhāvanam मार्गधावनम् road race

paridhāvanam परिधावनम् circuit race

adhyaṅkam अध्यङ्कम् on your mark

udyatam उद्यतम् get set

yāta यात go 

ārambharekhā आरम्भरेखा starting mark

समाप्तिरेखा finishing mark

a pile of different kinds of sports balls


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