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 1.5.96

अथाहम् अवदं राजंल् लक्षणैर् अनुमानतः ।
प्रतिभातश्च पश्यन्ति सर्वं प्रज्ञावतां धियः ॥ ९६ ॥

athāham avadaṃ rājaṃl lakṣaṇair anumānataḥ |
pratibhātaśca paśyanti sarvaṃ prajñāvatāṃ dhiyaḥ || 96 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.5.96 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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by C.H. Tawney (2014)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.5.96). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Aha, Asmad, Rajan, Rajat, Lakshana, Anumanata, Pratibhatah, Pashyanti, Pashyat, Sarvam, Sarva, Prajnavat, Prajnavata, Dhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.5.96). 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: “athāham avadaṃ rājaṃl lakṣaṇair anumānataḥ
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • avadam -
  • vad (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • rājaṃl -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • lakṣaṇair -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • anumānataḥ -
  • anumānata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pratibhātaśca paśyanti sarvaṃ prajñāvatāṃ dhiyaḥ
  • pratibhātaś -
  • pratibhātaḥ (indeclinable)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyanti -
  • paśyantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prajñāvatām -
  • prajñāvat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    prajñāvat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    prajñāvatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhiyaḥ -
  • dhī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.5.96

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.

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2013)

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

Buy now!
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).

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2014)

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

[கதா சரித் சாகரம்] Published by Alliance Publications.

Buy now!
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.

Buy now!

Preview of verse 1.5.96 in Bengali sript:
অথাহম্ অবদং রাজংল্ লক্ষণৈর্ অনুমানতঃ ।
প্রতিভাতশ্চ পশ্যন্তি সর্বং প্রজ্ঞাবতাং ধিযঃ ॥ ৯৬ ॥

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: