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 2.2.53

खड्गाङ्गुलीयके पश्यन् पातालाद् उत्थितो ऽथ सः ।
विषण्णो विस्मितश् चासीद् वञ्चितो ऽसुरकन्यया ॥ ५३ ॥

khaḍgāṅgulīyake paśyan pātālād utthito 'tha saḥ |
viṣaṇṇo vismitaś cāsīd vañcito 'surakanyayā || 53 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.53 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 (2.2.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Khadga, Anguliyaka, Pashyat, Patala, Utthita, Atha, Sah, Vishanna, Vismita, Vancita, Asura, Kanya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.53). 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: “khaḍgāṅgulīyake paśyan pātālād utthito 'tha saḥ
  • khaḍgā -
  • khaḍga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    khaḍga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṅgulīyake -
  • aṅgulīyaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    aṅgulīyakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • paśyan -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • pātālād -
  • pātāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pātāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • utthito' -
  • utthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “viṣaṇṇo vismitaś cāsīd vañcito 'surakanyayā
  • viṣaṇṇo* -
  • viṣaṇṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vismitaś -
  • vismita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āsīd -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • vañcito' -
  • vañcita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vañc -> vañcita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vañc]
  • asura -
  • asura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kanyayā -
  • kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.53

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 2.2.53 in Bengali sript:
খড্গাঙ্গুলীযকে পশ্যন্ পাতালাদ্ উত্থিতো ঽথ সঃ ।
বিষণ্ণো বিস্মিতশ্ চাসীদ্ বঞ্চিতো ঽসুরকন্যযা ॥ ৫৩ ॥

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