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 1.4.2

एवं व्याडीन्द्रदत्ताभ्यां सह तत्र वसन् क्रमात् ।
प्राप्तो ऽहं सर्वविद्यानां पारमुत्क्रान्तशैशवः ॥ २ ॥

evaṃ vyāḍīndradattābhyāṃ saha tatra vasan kramāt |
prāpto 'haṃ sarvavidyānāṃ pāramutkrāntaśaiśavaḥ || 2 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.2 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 (1.4.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Vyadi, Dra, Datta, Saha, Tatra, Vasat, Kramat, Krama, Prapta, Aha, Asmad, Sarvavidya, Para, Utkranta, Shaishava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.2). 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: “evaṃ vyāḍīndradattābhyāṃ saha tatra vasan kramāt
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • vyāḍīn -
  • vyāḍi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dra -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dattābhyām -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • vasan -
  • vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vas class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vas class 1 verb]
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “prāpto 'haṃ sarvavidyānāṃ pāramutkrāntaśaiśavaḥ
  • prāpto' -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvavidyānām -
  • sarvavidya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvavidya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvavidyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • pāram -
  • pāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pārā (noun, feminine)
  • utkrānta -
  • utkrānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utkrānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaiśavaḥ -
  • śaiśava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.2

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 1.4.2 in Bengali sript:
এবং ব্যাডীন্দ্রদত্তাভ্যাং সহ তত্র বসন্ ক্রমাত্ ।
প্রাপ্তো ঽহং সর্ববিদ্যানাং পারমুত্ক্রান্তশৈশবঃ ॥ ২ ॥

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