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n. - Any of the vernacular Indic languages of north and central India (as distinguished from Sanskrit) recorded from the 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD; Any of the modern Indic languages.

Usage examples (29)
  • Otherwise the word Prakrit is the
  • Mah√Ęsanghikas in a kind of Prakrit not further specified and the
  • The Prakrit poems of the Sattasai in part date from this time.
  • Hebrew and Syriac; of Sanskrit and Prakrit; of Slav, especially for more
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