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 112.37

ततो नखेहि तीक्ष्णेहि आयसेहि स्वयंभुहि ।
अन्यमन्यं पि पाटेन्ति क्रुद्धा क्रोधवसानुगा ॥ ३७ ॥

tato nakhehi tīkṣṇehi āyasehi svayaṃbhuhi |
anyamanyaṃ pi pāṭenti kruddhā krodhavasānugā || 37 ||

Carried away by anger and frenzy, they assail one another with their own sharp talons of iron. (37)

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Nakha, Tikshna, Ayasa, Ayas, Svayambhu, Anya, Kruddha, Krodha, Krodhan, Vasa, Uksh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 112.37). 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: “tato nakhehi tīkṣṇehi āyasehi svayaṃbhuhi
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • nakhe -
  • nakha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    nakha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    nakh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tīkṣṇe -
  • tīkṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tīkṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tīkṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āyase -
  • āyasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    āyasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āyas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • svayambhu -
  • svayambhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    svayambhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    svayambhū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    svayambhū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    svayambhū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    svayambhu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Line 2: “anyamanyaṃ pi pāṭenti kruddhā krodhavasānugā
  • anyam -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anyam -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse pi*pā
  • Cannot analyse pāṭenti*kr
  • kruddhā -
  • kruddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    krudh -> kruddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √krudh class 4 verb]
  • krodha -
  • krodha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    krodha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    krodhan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    krodhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vasān -
  • vasa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ug -
  • ukṣ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ukṣ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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