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).

न ब्राह्मणस्य प्रहरेन् न च मुञ्चेत ब्राह्मणः ।
धिग् ब्राह्मणस्य हन्तारं धिक् तं यश् च प्रमुञ्चति ॥ ६३ ॥

na brāhmaṇasya praharen na ca muñceta brāhmaṇaḥ |
dhig brāhmaṇasya hantāraṃ dhik taṃ yaś ca pramuñcati || 63 ||

The English translation of Verse 33.63 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 (33.63). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmana, Prahara, Dhik, Hantri, Yah, Pra, Muncat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 33.63). 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: “na brāhmaṇasya praharen na ca muñceta brāhmaṇaḥ
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brāhmaṇasya -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • prahare -
  • prahara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • muñceta -
  • muc (verb class 6)
    [optative active second plural], [optative middle third single]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural], [optative middle third single]
  • brāhmaṇaḥ -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dhig brāhmaṇasya hantāraṃ dhik taṃ yaś ca pramuñcati
  • dhig -
  • dhik (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • brāhmaṇasya -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • hantāram -
  • hantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhik -
  • dhik (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • 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]
  • yaś -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • muñcati -
  • muc -> muñcat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> muñcat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muñc -> muñcat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muñc -> muñcat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muc (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
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