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 75.90

हन्त मारिष गंसामि सुप्ता याव न बुध्यति ।
योगं मा धूर्ता जानाति पौरुषेयं इहागता ॥ ९० ॥

hanta māriṣa gaṃsāmi suptā yāva na budhyati |
yogaṃ mā dhūrtā jānāti pauruṣeyaṃ ihāgatā || 90 ||

“Well, my friends,” said the merchant, “I will go before she who is asleep wakes up, and comes here and craftily learns what we men intend doing.” (90)

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

Hanta, Marisha, Sami, Supta, Yava, Budhya, Budh, Ati, Yoga, Mas, Dhurta, Paurusheya, Ihagata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 75.90). 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.

  • Line1: “hanta māriṣa gaṃsāmi suptā yāva na budhyati
  • hanta -
  • hanta (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    hanta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hanta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • māriṣa -
  • māriṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṃ -
  • ga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sāmi -
  • sāmi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sāmi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • suptā* -
  • supta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    suptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    svap -> supta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √svap class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √svap class 2 verb]
    svap -> suptā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √svap class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √svap class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √svap class 2 verb]
  • yāva -
  • yāvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • budhya -
  • budhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    budhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    budh -> budhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √budh]
    budh -> budhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √budh]
    budh (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    budh (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line2: “yogaṃ dhūrtā jānāti pauruṣeyaṃ ihāgatā
  • yogam -
  • yoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yogā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mā* -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhūrtā* -
  • dhūrta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dhūrtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jānāti -
  • jñā (verb class 9)
    [present active third single]
  • pauruṣeyam -
  • pauruṣeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pauruṣeya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ihāgatā -
  • ihāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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