Kathasaritsagara [sanskrit]

by C. H. Tawney | 2014 | 226,424 words | ISBN-13: 9789350501351

The Sanskrit edition of the Kathasaritsagara referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Somadeva and dating from the 12th century, the Kathasaritsagara (or Katha-sarit-sagara) represents an epic legend narrating the adventures of Naravahanadatta as he strives to become the destined emperor of the Vidyadharas. Alternative titles: (Kathāsaritsāgara, कथासरित्सागर, Kathā-sarit-sāgara)

Verse 1.2.73

इति मन्मातृवचनं श्रुत्वा तौ हर्षनिर्भरौ ।
व्याडीन्द्रदत्तौ तां रात्रिमबुध्येतां क्षणोपमाम् ॥ ७३ ॥

iti manmātṛvacanaṃ śrutvā tau harṣanirbharau |
vyāḍīndradattau tāṃ rātrimabudhyetāṃ kṣaṇopamām || 73 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.2.73 is contained in the book The Ocean of Story by C.H. Tawney. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.2.73). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Manman, Vacana, Harshanirbhara, Vyadi, Dra, Datta, Datti, Ratri, Kshana, Upamam, Upama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.2.73). 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: “iti manmātṛvacanaṃ śrutvā tau harṣanirbharau
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • manmā -
  • manman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • harṣanirbharau -
  • harṣanirbhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “vyāḍīndradattau tāṃ rātrimabudhyetāṃ kṣaṇopamām
  • vyāḍīn -
  • vyāḍi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dra -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dattau -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    datti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • rātri -
  • rātrī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • budhyetām -
  • budh (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive third dual]
    budh (verb class 4)
    [imperative middle third dual], [imperative passive third dual]
  • kṣaṇo -
  • kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upamām -
  • upamām (indeclinable)
    upamā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.2.73

Cover of edition (2005)

by Kedarnath Sharma Saraswat (2005)

The Only Edition with the Sanskrit Text and its Hindi Translation (An Old and Rare Book) Set of 3 Vol.

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Cover of edition (2013)

Kathasaritsagara of Somadeva Bhatta (Sanskrit Text Only)
by Vasudeva Laksmana Sastri (2013)

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Cover of edition (1995)

Katha Sarit Sagar in Marathi
by H. A Bhave (1995)

Set of 5 Volumes; Published by Varada Books, Pune. 2256 pages (Throughout B/W Illustrations).

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Cover of edition (2014)

Katha Sarit Sagara (Tamil)
by S. V. Ganapati (எஸ். வி. கணபதி) (2014)

[கதா சரித் சாகரம்] Published by Alliance Publications.

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Cover of Bengali edition

Galpa Shono
by Abhijit Chattopadhyay (2014)

[গল্প শোনো] Galpa Shono: Bengali Translation of 'Suno Kahani From Katha Sarit Sagar'; 9788126015436; Published by Sahitya Akademi, Delhi.

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Preview of verse 1.2.73 in Bengali sript:
ইতি মন্মাতৃবচনং শ্রুত্বা তৌ হর্ষনির্ভরৌ ।
ব্যাডীন্দ্রদত্তৌ তাং রাত্রিমবুধ্যেতাং ক্ষণোপমাম্ ॥ ৭৩ ॥

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