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 2.2.15

क्रमात्स वृद्धिं संप्राप्तः श्रीदत्तो ब्राह्मणो ऽपि सन् ।
अस्त्रेंषु बाहुयुद्धेषु बभूवाप्रतिमो भुवि ॥ १५ ॥

kramātsa vṛddhiṃ saṃprāptaḥ śrīdatto brāhmaṇo 'pi san |
astreṃṣu bāhuyuddheṣu babhūvāpratimo bhuvi || 15 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.15 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 (2.2.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kramat, Krama, Vriddhi, Samprapta, Shridatta, Brahmana, Api, Sat, Astri, Astra, Shu, Bahuyuddha, Apratima, Bhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.15). 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: “kramātsa vṛddhiṃ saṃprāptaḥ śrīdatto brāhmaṇo 'pi san
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vṛddhim -
  • vṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    vṛddhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • samprāptaḥ -
  • samprāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrīdatto* -
  • śrīdatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • brāhmaṇo' -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • san -
  • sat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “astreṃṣu bāhuyuddheṣu babhūvāpratimo bhuvi
  • astre -
  • astra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    astṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
  • iṃ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ṣu -
  • ṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ṣū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • bāhuyuddheṣu -
  • bāhuyuddha (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • babhūvā -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • apratimo* -
  • apratima (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.15

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.

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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 2.2.15 in Bengali sript:
ক্রমাত্স বৃদ্ধিং সংপ্রাপ্তঃ শ্রীদত্তো ব্রাহ্মণো ঽপি সন্ ।
অস্ত্রেংষু বাহুযুদ্ধেষু বভূবাপ্রতিমো ভুবি ॥ ১৫ ॥

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