Mahavastu [sanskrit verses and english]

by Émile Senart | 1882 | 56,574 words

This is the Sanskrit Mahavastu: a lengthy work on Buddhist teachings and narratives belonging to the school of early Buddhism (Mahasanghika). This edition only includes those metrical verses occuring in the various stories and Jatakas, as well as the corresponding English translation by J. J. Jones.

Verse 21.69

तं अर्चिमो निशाम्य वचनम् इदं हर्षकम्पितशरीरो ।
अब्रवीद् भणे सुचपलं प्रविशन्तु निवेशनम् उदारं ॥ ६९ ॥

taṃ arcimo niśāmya vacanam idaṃ harṣakampitaśarīro |
abravīd bhaṇe sucapalaṃ praviśantu niveśanam udāraṃ || 69 ||

When King Arcimat heard these words, his body thrilled with joy, and he replied, “To be sure, let them with all speed enter within this noble palace. (69)

English translation by J. J. Jones (1949) Read online

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (21.69). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Arci, Nish, Nisha, Vacana, Idam, Harshaka, Shari, Bhana, Capalam, Capala, Pravishat, Niveshana, Udara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 21.69). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “taṃ arcimo niśāmya vacanam idaṃ harṣakampitaśarīro
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • arcim -
  • arci (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • o* -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • niśām -
  • niś (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    niśā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ya -
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • harṣakam -
  • harṣaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    harṣaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    harṣakā (noun, feminine)
  • pita -
  • pi (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • śarīr -
  • śarī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    śari (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śari (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
    śṝ (verb class 9)
    [injunctive active second single]
  • ro -
  • ru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “abravīd bhaṇe sucapalaṃ praviśantu niveśanam udāraṃ
  • abravīd -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • bhaṇe -
  • bhaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
  • capalam -
  • capalam (indeclinable)
    capala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    capala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    capalā (noun, feminine)
  • praviśan -
  • praviśat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • niveśanam -
  • niveśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niveśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • udāram -
  • udāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    udārā (noun, feminine)
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