Sport names in Sanskrit

Learn Sport names in Sanskrit along with its transliteration, meaning in English and Hindi. Also learn some interesting facts about each fruit.

In Sanskrit, क्रीडानां नामानि (krīḍānāṃ nāmāni) means Names of Sports.

This list is very helpful for students and newbies interested in learning Sanskrit.

Sport names in Sanskrit

Sports name in Sanskrit, English and Hindi

Learners interested in knowing how to create or write Sanskrit sentences with Sports name can browse the section listed below the table.

English

Sanskrit

Hindi

Football

पादकन्दुकक्रीडा

फ़ुटबॉल

Hockey

यष्टिकन्दुकक्रीडा

हॉकी

Cricket

वल्लकन्दुकक्रीडा

क्रिकेट

Badminton

खगक्षेपणक्रीडा / पिच्छकन्दुकक्रीडा

बैडमिंटन

Volleyball

अपादकन्दुकक्रीडा

वॉलीबॉल

Golf

गुलिकाक्रीडा

गोल्फ़

Table Tennis

उत्पीठिकाकन्दुकक्रीडा

टेबल टेनिस

Chess

चतुरङ्गम्

शतरंज

Basketball

हस्तपादकन्दुकक्रीडा

बास्केटबॉल

Bicycle Race

द्विचक्रिकाधावनम्

साइकिल दौड़

High Jump

उच्चकूर्दनम्

ऊंची कूद

Horse Racing

अश्वधावनम्

घुड़दौड़

Long jump

लम्बकूर्दनम्

लंबी कूर्द

Swimming

तरणम्

तैरना

Wrestling

मल्लयुद्धम्

कुश्ती

Running Race

धावनम्

दौड़

Kabaddi

कबड्डीध्वनिक्रीडा

कबड्डी

Kho-Kho

खोध्वनिक्रीडा

खो-खो

Archery

धनुर्विद्या

धनुर्विद्या

Sanskrit sentences with names of Sports

Football - पादकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Football is known as पादकन्दुकक्रीडा (pādakandukakrīḍā) and फ़ुटबॉल in Hindi.

The word पादकन्दुकक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – पादकन्दुकक्रीडा मम प्रिया क्रीडा अस्ति। (pādakandukakrīḍā mama priyā krīḍā asti।), which means ‘Football is my favourite sport’ in English and ‘फुटबॉल मेरा पसंदीदा खेल है।’ in Hindi.

Hockey - यष्टिकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Hockey is known as यष्टिकन्दुकक्रीडा (yaṣṭikandukakrīḍā) and हॉकी in Hindi.

The word यष्टिकन्दुकक्रीडा  can be applied in a sentence as follows – ध्यानचंदमहोदयः यष्टिकन्दुकक्रीडां क्रीडति स्म। (dhyānacaṃdamahodayaḥ yaṣṭikandukakrīḍāṃ krīḍati sma।), which means ‘Major Dhyanchand used to play hockey’ in English and ‘हॉकी खेलते थे मेजर ध्यानचंद’ in Hindi.

Cricket - वल्लकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Cricket is known as वल्लकन्दुकक्रीडा (vallakandukakrīḍā) and क्रिकेट in Hindi.

The word वल्लकन्दुकक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – वल्लकन्दुकक्रीडा भारतीयानां प्रिया क्रीडा अस्ति। (vallakandukakrīḍā bhāratīyānāṃ priyā krīḍā asti।), which means ‘Cricket is the favourite sport of Indians’ in English and ‘क्रिकेट भारतीयों का पसंदीदा खेल है’ in Hindi.

Badminton - खगक्षेपणक्रीडा / पिच्छकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Badminton is known as खगक्षेपणक्रीडा / पिच्छकन्दुकक्रीडा (khagakṣepaṇakrīḍā / picchakandukakrīḍā) and बैडमिंटन in Hindi.

The word खगक्षेपणक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – प्रकाशपदुकोणमहोदयः खगक्षेपणक्रीडायाः प्रसिद्धः क्रीडकः। (prakāśapadukoṇamahodayaḥ khagakṣepaṇakrīḍāyāḥ prasiddhaḥ krīḍakaḥ।), which means ‘Prakash Padukone is a famous badminton player’ in English and ‘प्रकाश पादुकोण एक प्रसिद्ध बैडमिंटन खिलाड़ी हैं’ in Hindi.

Volleyball - अपादकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Volleyball is known as अपादकन्दुकक्रीडा (apādakandukakrīḍā) and वॉलीबॉल in Hindi.

The word अपादकन्दुकक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – अपादकन्दुकक्रीडा सर्वेभ्यः रोचते। (apādakandukakrīḍā sarvebhyaḥ rocate।), which means ‘Everybody likes to play volleyball’ in English and ‘वॉलीबॉल खेलना सभी को पसंद है।’ in Hindi.

Golf - गुलिकाक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Golf is known as गुलिकाक्रीडा (gulikākrīḍā) and गोल्फ़ in Hindi.

The word गुलिकाक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – मम पित्रे गुलिकाक्रीडा रोचते।  (mama pitre gulikākrīḍā rocate।), which means ‘My father likes to play golf’ in English and ‘मेरे पिताजी को गोल्फ खेलना पसंद है।’ in Hindi.

Table Tennis - उत्पीठिकाकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Table Tennis is known as उत्पीठिकाकन्दुकक्रीडा (utpīṭhikākandukakrīḍā) and टेबल टेनिस in Hindi.

The word उत्पीठिकाकन्दुकक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – अहं मम मित्रैः सह उत्पीठिकाकन्दुकक्रीडां क्रीडामि। (ahaṃ mama mitraiḥ saha utpīṭhikākandukakrīḍāṃ krīḍāmi।), which means ‘I play table tennis with my friends’ in English and ‘मैं अपने दोस्तों के साथ टेबल टेनिस खेलता हूँ।’ in Hindi.

Chess - चतुरङ्गम्

In Sanskrit, Chess is known as चतुरङ्गम् (caturaṅgam) and शतरंज in Hindi.

The word चतुरङ्गम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – चतुरङ्गं बहु कठिनम् अस्ति। (caturaṅgaṃ bahu kaṭhinam asti।), which means ‘Chess is a very difficult game’ in English and ‘शतरंज एक बहुत ही कठिन खेल है।’ in Hindi.

Basketball - हस्तपादकन्दुकक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Basketball is known as हस्तपादकन्दुकक्रीडा (hastapādakandukakrīḍā) and बास्केटबॉल in Hindi.

The word hastapādakandukakrīḍā can be applied in a sentence as follows – हस्तपादकन्दुकक्रीडा मम मित्रस्य प्रिया क्रीडा अस्ति। (hastapādakandukakrīḍā mama mitrasya priyā krīḍā asti।), which means ‘Basketball is my friend’s favourite sport’ in English and ‘बास्केटबॉल मेरे दोस्त का पसंदीदा खेल है।’ in Hindi.

Bicycle Race - द्विचक्रिकाधावनम्

In Sanskrit, Bicycle Race is known as द्विचक्रिकाधावनम् (dvicakrikādhāvanam) and साइकिल दौड़ in Hindi.

The word द्विचक्रिकाधावनम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – द्विचक्रिकाधावने मम भगिनी प्रथमा आसीत्। (dvicakrikādhāvane mama bhaginī prathamā āsīt।), which means ‘My sister came first in the bicycle race.’ in English and ‘साइकिल दौड़ में मेरी बहन ने प्रथम स्थान प्राप्त किया।’ in Hindi.

High jump - उच्चकूर्दनम्

In Sanskrit, High jump is known as उच्चकूर्दनम् (uccakūrdanam) and ऊंची कूद in Hindi.

The word उच्चकूर्दनम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – रामः उच्चकूर्दने प्रथमं स्थानं प्राप्नोत्। (rāmaḥ uccakūrdane prathamaṃ sthānaṃ prāpnot।), which means ‘Ram got first place in high jump’ in English and ‘ऊंची कूद में राम ने प्रथम स्थान प्राप्त किया।’ in Hindi.

Horse racing - अश्वधावनम्

In Sanskrit, Horse racing is known as अश्वधावनम् (aśvadhāvanam) and घुड़दौड़ in Hindi.

The word अश्वधावनम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – अश्वधावनं द्रष्टुं बहवः जनाः आगताः। (aśvadhāvanaṃ draṣṭuṃ bahavaḥ janāḥ āgatāḥ।), which means ‘Many people have come to see the horse race’ in English and ‘कई लोग घुड़दौड़ देखने आए हैं।’ in Hindi.

Long Jump - लम्बकूर्दनम्

In Sanskrit, Long Jump is known as लम्बकूर्दनम् (lambakūrdanam) and लंबी कूर्द in Hindi.

The word लम्बकूर्दनम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – विद्यालये लम्बकूर्दनस्य स्पर्धा अभवत्। (vidyālaye lambakūrdanasya spardhā abhavat।), which means ‘There was a long jump competition at school’ in English and ‘विद्यालय में लंबी कूद प्रतियोगिता हुई।’ in Hindi.

Swimming - तरणम्

In Sanskrit, Swimming is known as तरणम् (taraṇam) and तैरना in Hindi.

The word तरणम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – ग्रीष्म-ऋतौ मह्यं तरणं रोचते।  (grīṣma-ṛtau mahyaṃ taraṇaṃ rocate।), which means ‘During summer, I like swimming very much’ in English and ‘गर्मियों में मुझे तैरना बहुत पसंद है।’ in Hindi.

Wrestling - मल्लयुद्धम्

In Sanskrit, Wrestling is known as मल्लयुद्धम् (mallayuddham) and कुश्ती in Hindi.

The word मल्लयुद्धम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – भीमः मल्लयुद्धे निपुणः आसीत्। (bhīmaḥ mallayuddhe nipuṇaḥ āsīt।), which means ‘Bhima was an expert in wrestling in English and ‘भीम कुश्ती में निपुण थे।’ in Hindi.

Running race - धावनम्

In Sanskrit, Running race is known as धावनम् (dhāvanam) and दौड़ in Hindi.

The word धावनम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – धावनस्य स्पर्धायां लता प्रथमा आसीत्। (dhāvanasya spardhāyāṃ latā prathamā āsīt।), which means ‘Lata was the first in the running competition’ in English and ‘दौड़ प्रतियोगिता में लता प्रथम थी।’ in Hindi.

Kabaddi - कबड्डीध्वनिक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Kabaddi is known as कबड्डीध्वनिक्रीडा (kabaḍḍīdhvanikrīḍā) and कबड्डी in Hindi.

The word कबड्डीध्वनिक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – केशवस्य प्रिया क्रीडा कबड्डीध्वनिक्रीडा अस्ति। (keśavasya priyā krīḍā kabaḍḍīdhvanikrīḍā asti।), which means ‘Kabaddi is Keshav’s favourite sport’ in English and ‘कबड्डी केशव का पसंदीदा खेल है।’ in Hindi.

Kho-kho - खोध्वनिक्रीडा

In Sanskrit, Kho-Kho is known as खोध्वनिक्रीडा (khodhvanikrīḍā) and खो-खो in Hindi.

The word खोध्वनिक्रीडा can be applied in a sentence as follows – अहं मित्रैः सह खोध्वनिक्रीडां क्रीडामि। (ahaṃ mitraiḥ saha khodhvanikrīḍāṃ krīḍāmi।), which means ‘I play kho-kho with my friends’ in English and ‘मैं अपने दोस्तों के साथ खो-खो खेलता हूँ।’ in Hindi.

Archery - धनुर्विद्या

In Sanskrit, Archery is known as धनुर्विद्या (dhanurvidyā) and धनुर्विद्या in Hindi.

The word धनुर्विद्या can be applied in a sentence as follows – अर्जुनः धनुर्विद्यायां निपुणः आसीत्। (arjunaḥ dhanurvidyāyāṃ nipuṇaḥ āsīt।), which means ‘Arjuna was skilled in archery’ in English and ‘अर्जुन धनुर्विद्या में कुशल थे।’ in Hindi.

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