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 2.1.38

कृतवर्मा च तद्दूताच्छ्रुत्वा संदेशमभ्यधात् ।
हर्षाद्देव्यै कलावत्यै ततः साप्येनमब्रवीत् ॥ ३८ ॥

kṛtavarmā ca taddūtācchrutvā saṃdeśamabhyadhāt |
harṣāddevyai kalāvatyai tataḥ sāpyenamabravīt || 38 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.1.38 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 (2.1.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kritavarman, Kritavarma, Tad, Tat, Duta, Sandesha, Abhi, Harsha, Devi, Kalavati, Tatah, Tata, Sapya, Ina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.1.38). 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.

  • Line1: “kṛtavarmā ca taddūtācchrutvā saṃdeśamabhyadhāt
  • kṛtavarmā -
  • kṛtavarman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛtavarmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dūtācch -
  • dūta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • sandeśam -
  • sandeśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adhāt -
  • dhā (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 4)
    [aorist active third single]
  • Line2: “harṣāddevyai kalāvatyai tataḥ sāpyenamabravīt
  • harṣād -
  • harṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    harṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • devyai -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    div (verb class 10)
    [imperative passive first single]
    dīv (verb class 0)
    [imperative passive first single]
  • kalāvatyai -
  • kalāvatī (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • tataḥ -
  • 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]
  • sāpye -
  • sāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    sap -> sāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √sap]
    sap -> sāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √sap]
    sap -> sāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sap]
    sap -> sāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sap], [locative single from √sap]
    sap -> sāpya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √sap], [vocative single from √sap], [vocative dual from √sap], [accusative dual from √sap], [locative single from √sap]
    sap -> sāpyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sap], [nominative dual from √sap], [vocative single from √sap], [vocative dual from √sap], [accusative dual from √sap]
    sap (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • inam -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    inā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.1.38

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 2.1.38 in Bengali sript:
কৃতবর্মা চ তদ্দূতাচ্ছ্রুত্বা সংদেশমভ্যধাত্ ।
হর্ষাদ্দেব্যৈ কলাবত্যৈ ততঃ সাপ্যেনমব্রবীত্ ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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