Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha [sanskrit]

35,982 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha: an epic story in the form of a narrative detailling Naravahanadatta’s quest to become the emperor of the Vidyadharas. Similair to the Kathasaritsagara, the Brhatkathaslokasamgraha also represents one of the several abridgements of the “Great Story” (Brihatkatha), said to have originally consisted of 700,000 shlokas (metrical verses). Alternative titles: Bṛhatkathāślokasaṃgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसंग्रह), Bṛhatkathāślokasaṅgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसङ्ग्रह), Bṛhat-kathā-śloka-saṃgraha (बृहत्-कथा-श्लोक-संग्रह), Brihatkathashlokasamgraha, Brhatkathaslokasangraha, Brhat-katha-sloka-samgraha (sangraha).

Verse 22.109

कथं जीवति सा या स्त्री बालैव मृतभर्तृका ।
दूरान्तरगरिष्ठो हि नारीणां जीवितात्पतिः ॥ १०९ ॥

kathaṃ jīvati sā yā strī bālaiva mṛtabhartṛkā |
dūrāntaragariṣṭho hi nārīṇāṃ jīvitātpatiḥ || 109 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.109 is contained in the book Brihat Katha Shloka Samgraha (Hindi translation) by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी). This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

Buy now! Sanskrit text by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी) (1990)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (22.109). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Katham, Katha, Jivat, Stri, Bala, Mritabhartrika, Durantara, Garishtha, Nari, Jivita, Pati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.109). 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: “kathaṃ jīvati strī bālaiva mṛtabhartṛkā
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jīvati -
  • jīvat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jīvat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    jīv -> jīvat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • strī -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • bālai -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • mṛtabhartṛkā -
  • mṛtabhartṛkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dūrāntaragariṣṭho hi nārīṇāṃ jīvitātpatiḥ
  • dūrāntara -
  • dūrāntara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gariṣṭho* -
  • gariṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • nārīṇām -
  • nāri (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    nārī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • jīvitāt -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [ablative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • patiḥ -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.109

Cover of edition (2019)

The Katha Sarit Sagara: The Ocean of the Streams of Story (2 Volumes)
by C.H. Tawney (2019)

1412 pages; (Translated from the Original Sanskrit); [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Lt.]; ISBN: 9788121505017

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