That Sanskrit is the mother of all languages, is no news. One of the oldest languages, Sanskrit has enriched a lot of vocabulary across the globe. How many times has it happened that you too have come across a foreign language word and found it strikingly similar to something you’d studied in your Sanskrit class?

Thus, to make it official, here are 26 foreign language words that were liberally taken from Sanskrit. Check ’em out.

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