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).

यस् तु दीर्घं तथा ह्रस्वम् अणु स्थूलं शुभाशुभम् ।
लोके न किंचिद् आदत्ते ब्रवीमि ब्राह्मणं हि तम् ॥ २५ ॥

yas tu dīrghaṃ tathā hrasvam aṇu sthūlaṃ śubhāśubham |
loke na kiṃcid ādatte bravīmi brāhmaṇaṃ hi tam || 25 ||

The English translation of Verse 33.25 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 (33.25). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yah, Dirgham, Dirgha, Tatha, Hrasva, Anu, Sthula, Shubhashubha, Loka, Kincid, Kincit, Adatta, Brahmana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 33.25). 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: “yas tu dīrghaṃ tathā hrasvam aṇu sthūlaṃ śubhāśubham
  • yas -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • dīrgham -
  • dīrgham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dīrgha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dīrgha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dīrghā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • hrasvam -
  • hrasva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hrasva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hrasvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • aṇu -
  • aṇu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    aṇu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aṇu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sthūlam -
  • sthūla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthūla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthūlā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śubhāśubham -
  • śubhāśubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubhāśubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhāśubhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “loke na kiṃcid ādatte bravīmi brāhmaṇaṃ hi tam
  • loke -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kiñcid -
  • kiñcid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kiñcit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kiñcit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kiñcit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ādatte -
  • ādatta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ādatta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ādattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bravīmi -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • brāhmaṇam -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
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