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Learn Sanskrit through emojis!

Learn Sanskrit

Everyone knows what emojis are. They are an important part of instant messaging and add much needed colour and thrill to texts. Also known as 'emoticons' their names are derived from the word 'emotion'. Today not just emotions; but fruits, vegetables, buildings, trees, animals and much more have found a place for themselves in the emoji roster! In fact emojis are a language by themselves!

Learning sanskrit through emojis

Learning Sanskrit is a lot of fun and today we will learn about emojis in Sanskrit! We casually call them smiley face, angry face, thinking emoji and so on. Let's find out today what these emojis would be called in Sanskrit.

What emojies would be called in Sanskrit:

laughing emoji, (name 'hasati' in Sanskrit)

हसति / laughs




Crying Emoji, 'roditi' Sanskrit name

रोदिति  / cries




Angry emoji -Sanskrit name kupyatiकुप्यति   / gets angry




OMध्यायति  / meditates




Sleeping emoji, Sanskrit name 'स्वपिति'स्वपिति   /  sleeps




   Very happy emoji, Sanskrit name is ullasatiउल्लसति / Overjoyed




thinking emoji, Sanskrit name is chintayati

चिन्तयति   / thinks




Surprised emoji, Sanskrit name 'vismay'विस्मयो भवति / surprised

vismayo bhavati  



Did we miss your favourite emoji? Please let us know and we'll have a Part 2 covering what we missed.

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