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 1.4.137

बहु तत्र दिने दिने द्युसिन्धुः कनकं मह्यमदात्तपः प्रसन्ना ।
वदति स्म शरीरिणी च साक्षान् मम कार्याणि सरस्वती सदैव ॥ १३७ ॥

bahu tatra dine dine dyusindhuḥ kanakaṃ mahyamadāttapaḥ prasannā |
vadati sma śarīriṇī ca sākṣān mama kāryāṇi sarasvatī sadaiva || 137 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.137 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 (1.4.137). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bahu, Tatra, Dina, Dyusindhu, Kanaka, Mahya, Asmad, Ada, Tap, Tapa, Tapas, Prasanna, Vadat, Sma, Sharirini, Sharirin, Shariri, Sakshat, Saksha, Karya, Sarasvat, Sarasvati, Sadaiva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.137). 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: “bahu tatra dine dine dyusindhuḥ kanakaṃ mahyamadāttapaḥ prasannā
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • dine -
  • dina (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dina (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dine -
  • dina (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dina (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dyusindhuḥ -
  • dyusindhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kanakam -
  • kanaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kanaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kanakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mahyam -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [nominative single from √mah], [accusative single from √mah]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]
  • adāt -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [aorist active third single]
  • tapaḥ -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tapa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prasannā -
  • prasannā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vadati sma śarīriṇī ca sākṣān mama kāryāṇi sarasvatī sadaiva
  • vadati -
  • vad -> vadat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> vadat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • śarīriṇī -
  • śarīriṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śarīrin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śarīrī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sākṣān -
  • sākṣāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    sākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • kāryāṇi -
  • kārya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ], [vocative plural from √kṛ], [accusative plural from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • sarasvatī -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sarasvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sadaiva -
  • sadaiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sadaiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.4.137

Cover of edition (2005)

Kathasaritsagar
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 1.4.137 in Bengali sript:
বহু তত্র দিনে দিনে দ্যুসিন্ধুঃ কনকং মহ্যমদাত্তপঃ প্রসন্না ।
বদতি স্ম শরীরিণী চ সাক্ষান্ মম কার্যাণি সরস্বতী সদৈব ॥ ১৩৭ ॥

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