Language instils the power of creativity in human beings. It reflects in all cultural
domains. Now-a-days, linguistic studies are carried out with an interdisciplinary
approach comprising of the sociological, anthropological and historical features. India, from the Vedic times, took language seriously.
The Nirukta of Yaska, a unique treatise in etymological study, is rich in the analytical observation on Vedic words. The study based on the Nirukta, reveals some the divergent areas of ancient Indian linguistic thoughts.