# Category:Sanskrit terms by etymology

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Sanskrit terms categorized by their etymologies.

- Category:Sanskrit back-formations: Sanskrit terms formed by reversing a supposed regular formation, removing part of an older term.
- Category:Sanskrit blends: Sanskrit terms formed by combinations of other words.
- Category:Sanskrit borrowed terms: Sanskrit terms that are loanwords, i.e. terms that were directly incorporated from another language.
- Category:Sanskrit calques: Sanskrit calques, i.e. terms formed by piece-by-piece translations of terms from other languages.
- Category:Sanskrit compound terms: Sanskrit terms composed of two or more stems.
- Category:Sanskrit doublets: Sanskrit terms that trace their etymology from ultimately the same source as other terms in the same language, but by different routes, and often with subtly or substantially different meanings.
- Category:Sanskrit inherited terms: Sanskrit terms that were inherited from an earlier stage of the language.
- Category:Sanskrit terms by interfix: Sanskrit terms categorized by their interfixes.
- Category:Sanskrit neologisms: Sanskrit terms that have been only recently acknowledged.
- Category:Sanskrit onomatopoeias: Sanskrit terms that were coined to sound like what they represent.
- Category:Sanskrit terms by prefix: Sanskrit terms categorized by their prefixes.
- Category:Sanskrit reconstructed terms: Sanskrit terms that are not directly attested, but have been reconstructed through other evidence.
- Category:Sanskrit reduplications: Sanskrit terms that underwent reduplication, so their origin involved a repetition of roots or stems.
- Category:Sanskrit sound-symbolic terms: Sanskrit terms that use sound symbolism to express ideas but which are not necessarily strictly speaking onomatopoeic.
- Category:Sanskrit terms by suffix: Sanskrit terms categorized by their suffixes.
- Category:Sanskrit terms attributed to a specific source: Sanskrit terms coined by an identifiable person or deriving from a known work.
- Category:Sanskrit terms by root: Sanskrit terms categorized by the root they originate from.
- Category:Sanskrit terms derived from other languages: Sanskrit terms that originate from other languages.
- Category:Sanskrit univerbations: Sanskrit terms that result from the agglutination of two or more words.
- Category:Sanskrit terms with unknown etymologies: Sanskrit terms whose etymologies have not yet been established.
- Category:Sanskrit vrddhi derivatives: Sanskrit terms derived from a Proto-Indo-European root by the process of vṛddhi derivation.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 28 subcategories, out of 28 total.

### B

- Sanskrit back-formations (0 c, 12 e)
- Sanskrit blends (0 c, 1 e)

### C

### D

- Sanskrit doublets (0 c, 33 e)

### I

### N

- Sanskrit neologisms (0 c, 50 e)

### O

- Sanskrit onomatopoeias (0 c, 40 e)

### P

### R

- Sanskrit reduplications (0 c, 3 e)

### S

- Sanskrit sound-symbolic terms (0 c, 1 e)

### T

- Sanskrit terms borrowed back into Sanskrit (0 c, 14 e)

### U

- Sanskrit univerbations (0 c, 2 e)
- Sanskrit terms with unknown etymologies (0 c, 165 e)