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 21.79

सर्वानवद्यगात्रः उत्पन्नो लोकसुन्दरो तुह्यं ।
पुत्रो किल मनुजपते लक्षणगुणपारमीप्राप्तो ॥ ७९ ॥

sarvānavadyagātraḥ utpanno lokasundaro tuhyaṃ |
putro kila manujapate lakṣaṇaguṇapāramīprāpto || 79 ||

“A son is born to you, O king, of a wholly faultless body, who is judged fair by all the world, and who possesses to perfection the marks of excellence. (79)

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 (21.79). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sarvanavadya, Gatra, Utpanna, Kila, Manujapati, Lakshana, Guna, Parami, Pra, Aptu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 21.79). 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: “sarvānavadyagātraḥ utpanno lokasundaro tuhyaṃ
  • sarvānavadya -
  • sarvānavadya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvānavadya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gātraḥ -
  • gātra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • utpanno* -
  • utpanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lokasundaro -
  • tuhya -
  • tuh -> tuhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tuh]
    tu (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “putro kila manujapate lakṣaṇaguṇapāramīprāpto
  • putro -
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • manujapate -
  • manujapati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • lakṣaṇa -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇa -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāramī -
  • pāramī (noun, masculine)
    pāramī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pārami (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apto -
  • aptu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    aptu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Verse 21.79

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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