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 1.7.14

इत्युक्त्वा शब्दशास्त्रं तत्प्रकाश्याभिनवं लघु ।
साक्षादेव स मां देवः पुनरेवमभाषत ॥ १४ ॥

ityuktvā śabdaśāstraṃ tatprakāśyābhinavaṃ laghu |
sākṣādeva sa māṃ devaḥ punarevamabhāṣata || 14 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.14 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 (1.7.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Uktva, Shabdashastra, Tat, Tad, Prakashya, Abhinava, Laghu, Sakshat, Saksha, Eva, Asmad, Deva, Devri, Punar, Evam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.14). 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: “ityuktvā śabdaśāstraṃ tatprakāśyābhinavaṃ laghu
  • ityu -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • śabdaśāstram -
  • śabdaśāstra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prakāśyā -
  • prakāśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prakāśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prakāśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhinavam -
  • abhinava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    abhinava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    abhinavā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • laghu -
  • laghu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    laghu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    laghu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    laghu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    laghū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    laghū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    laghū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sākṣādeva sa māṃ devaḥ punarevamabhāṣata
  • sākṣād -
  • sākṣāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • devaḥ -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abhāṣata -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.14

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 1.7.14 in Bengali sript:
ইত্যুক্ত্বা শব্দশাস্ত্রং তত্প্রকাশ্যাভিনবং লঘু ।
সাক্ষাদেব স মাং দেবঃ পুনরেবমভাষত ॥ ১৪ ॥

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