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 1.5.95

ततस्तच्छापमुक्तेन स्तुतो ऽहं राजसूनुना ।
त्वया कथमिदं ज्ञातमित्यपृच्छत्स भूपतिः ॥ ९५ ॥

tatastacchāpamuktena stuto 'haṃ rājasūnunā |
tvayā kathamidaṃ jñātamityapṛcchatsa bhūpatiḥ || 95 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.5.95 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 (1.5.95). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Tat, Shapamukta, Stut, Stuta, Aha, Asmad, Rajasunu, Tva, Yushmad, Katham, Katha, Idam, Jnata, Iti, Itya, Bhupati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.5.95). 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: “tatastacchāpamuktena stuto 'haṃ rājasūnunā
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [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]
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śāpamuktena -
  • śāpamukta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śāpamukta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • stuto' -
  • stut (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    stut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    stut (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    stuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    stu -> stuta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √stu class 2 verb]
    stu (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • rājasūnunā -
  • rājasūnu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “tvayā kathamidaṃ jñātamityapṛcchatsa bhūpatiḥ
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • 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]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jñātam -
  • jñāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jñāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jñā class 9 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • itya -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • apṛcchat -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūpatiḥ -
  • bhūpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.5.95

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 1.5.95 in Bengali sript:
ততস্তচ্ছাপমুক্তেন স্তুতো ঽহং রাজসূনুনা ।
ত্বযা কথমিদং জ্ঞাতমিত্যপৃচ্ছত্স ভূপতিঃ ॥ ৯৫ ॥

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