Udanavarga [sanskrit]

by W. Woodville Rockhill | 1892 | 13,101 words

The Udanavarga is a collection of Sanskrit verses representing aphorisms attributed to the Buddha and his disciples. The Udanavarga resembles the Pali Dhammapada and Udana, yet it belong the ancient tradition of early Buddhism. Alternative titles: Udānavarga (उदानवर्ग).

उदबिन्दु निपातेन महाकुम्भोऽपि पूर्यते ।
पूर्यन्ति बालाः पापैर् हि स्तोकस्तोकं कृतैर् अपि ॥ ५ ॥

udabindu nipātena mahākumbho'pi pūryate |
pūryanti bālāḥ pāpair hi stokastokaṃ kṛtair api || 5 ||

The English translation of Verse 17.5 is contained in the book Udanavarga by W. Woodville Rockhill. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

English translation by W. Woodville Rockhill (1892)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (17.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nipata, Mah, Maha, Akumbha, Api, Puri, Purin, Purya, Anti, Bala, Papa, Stoka, Toka, Krita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 17.5). 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: “udabindu nipātena mahākumbho'pi pūryate
  • udabindu -
  • udabindu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nipātena -
  • nipāta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akumbho' -
  • akumbha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • pūryate -
  • pṝ (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    pṝ (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    pṝ (verb class 9)
    [present passive third single]
    pṝ (verb class 0)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “pūryanti bālāḥ pāpair hi stokastokaṃ kṛtair api
  • pūrya -
  • pūrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pūrin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    pūrin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pūrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pūrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pṝ -> pūrya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √pṝ]
    pṝ -> pūrya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √pṝ]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • bālāḥ -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pāpair -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • stokas -
  • stoka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tokam -
  • toka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    toka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛtair -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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