Words Of Indian Origin
Have you ever wondered where some of your words came from. I enjoyed this post over at Daily Writing Tips. Can you guess any words that might be on the list before you hop on over there?
The English language has absorbed words from cultures the world over. The following is a list of some English words whose origins lie in the Hindi, Urdu or Sanskrit languages spoken in India, Pakistan and other countries. These words have entered English through a variety of routes, but the presence of many dates back to the days of the Raj, when India was occupied by the British. Click here to read more.