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 1.4.108

चारैरन्विष्य तन्मध्ये लब्ध्वा देवगृहात्ततः ।
व्याडिं विधूय तद्दग्धमिन्द्रदत्तकलेवरम् ॥ १०८ ॥

cārairanviṣya tanmadhye labdhvā devagṛhāttataḥ |
vyāḍiṃ vidhūya taddagdhamindradattakalevaram || 108 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.108 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 (1.4.108). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Cara, Tanmadhya, Devagriha, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Vyadi, Vidhu, Tat, Dagdha, Indradatta, Kalevara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.108). 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: “cārairanviṣya tanmadhye labdhvā devagṛhāttataḥ
  • cārair -
  • cāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    cāra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • anviṣya -
  • anviṣ -> anviṣya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √anviṣ]
    anviṣ -> anviṣya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √anviṣ]
    anviṣ (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tanmadhye -
  • tanmadhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • labdhvā -
  • labh -> labdhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √labh]
  • devagṛhāt -
  • devagṛha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • Line 2: “vyāḍiṃ vidhūya taddagdhamindradattakalevaram
  • vyāḍim -
  • vyāḍi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vidhū -
  • vidhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vidhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidhu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vidhū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    vidhū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    vidhū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • uya -
  • -> uya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dagdham -
  • dagdha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dagdha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dagdhā (noun, feminine)
  • indradatta -
  • indradatta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kalevaram -
  • kalevara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kalevara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.108

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 1.4.108 in Bengali sript:
চারৈরন্বিষ্য তন্মধ্যে লব্ধ্বা দেবগৃহাত্ততঃ ।
ব্যাডিং বিধূয তদ্দগ্ধমিন্দ্রদত্তকলেবরম্ ॥ ১০৮ ॥

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