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 67.147

षष्टि अश्वसहस्राणि आजानेया हयोत्तमाः ।
सुवर्णमेखलाधरा खलीनरतनामया ॥ १४७ ॥

ṣaṣṭi aśvasahasrāṇi ājāneyā hayottamāḥ |
suvarṇamekhalādharā khalīnaratanāmayā || 147 ||

“He has sixty thousand horses, the best of thoroughbred steeds, with girths of gold and bejewelled bits, (147)

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

Ashva, Sahasra, Ajaneya, Hayottama, Suvarna, Adhara, Khalina, Rata, Naman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 67.147). 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: “ṣaṣṭi aśvasahasrāṇi ājāneyā hayottamāḥ
  • ṣaṣṭi -
  • ṣaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • aśva -
  • aśva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ājāneyā* -
  • ājāneya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • hayottamāḥ -
  • hayottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “suvarṇamekhalādharā khalīnaratanāmayā
  • suvarṇam -
  • suvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    suvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    suvarṇā (noun, feminine)
  • ekha -
  • ikh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adharā -
  • adharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • khalīna -
  • khalīna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rata -
  • rata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ram -> rata (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram -> rata (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ram class 1 verb]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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