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 1.7.51

तद्दृष्ट्वा देवदत्ताख्यस्तस्यैकस्तनयस्तदा ।
अभूद्रोविन्ददत्तस्य नैर्घृण्येनानुतापवान् ॥ ५१ ॥

taddṛṣṭvā devadattākhyastasyaikastanayastadā |
abhūdrovindadattasya nairghṛṇyenānutāpavān || 51 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.51 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 (1.7.51). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Devadatta, Tas, Aika, Tanaya, Tada, Vindat, Atta, Nairghrinya, Anutapa, Vat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.51). 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: “taddṛṣṭvā devadattākhyastasyaikastanayastadā
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • devadattā -
  • devadatta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devadatta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devadattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akhyas -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • tasyai -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single], [imperative passive first single]
  • aikas -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tanayas -
  • tanaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “abhūdrovindadattasya nairghṛṇyenānutāpavān
  • abhūd -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • ro -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vindad -
  • vid -> vindat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 6 verb], [vocative single from √vid class 6 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vindat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 7 verb], [vocative single from √vid class 7 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 7 verb]
  • attasya -
  • atta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    atta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • nairghṛṇyenā -
  • nairghṛṇya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • anutāpa -
  • anutāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vān -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.51

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 1.7.51 in Bengali sript:
তদ্দৃষ্ট্বা দেবদত্তাখ্যস্তস্যৈকস্তনযস্তদা ।
অভূদ্রোবিন্দদত্তস্য নৈর্ঘৃণ্যেনানুতাপবান্ ॥ ৫১ ॥

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