Sanskritize: Word of the day for October 2, 2020

Sanskritize , adj :
(linguistics) To render a non-Sanskrit text, word, etc., in a form characteristic of Sanskrit morphology or phonology. (linguistics) To influence a non-Sanskrit language by Sanskritic vocabulary. (South Asia, Southeast Asia) To emulate rituals and practices of upper classes so as to gain upward social mobility. Today is Gandhi Jayanti, a national festival celebrated in India to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi in 1869.