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 2.2.187

ततो विन्ध्याटवीम् एतौ प्राप्तमात्रावतर्कितौ ।
चौरसेनातिमहती रुरोध शरवर्षिणी ॥ १८७ ॥

tato vindhyāṭavīm etau prāptamātrāvatarkitau |
caurasenātimahatī rurodha śaravarṣiṇī || 187 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.187 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 (2.2.187). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Vindhyatavi, Eta, Eti, Esha, Prapta, Atra, Avat, Avata, Ric, Ita, Iti, Cauras, Natimahat, Sharavarshini, Sharavarshin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.187). 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: “tato vindhyāṭavīm etau prāptamātrāvatarkitau
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (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]
  • vindhyāṭavīm -
  • vindhyāṭavī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • etau -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    eti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • prāptam -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prāpta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prāptā (noun, feminine)
  • ātrā -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • avatar -
  • avata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    avat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    avatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u -> avat (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √u class 1 verb]
    u -> avat (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √u class 1 verb]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
    u (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • ṛk -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • itau -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √i class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √i class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √i class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “caurasenātimahatī rurodha śaravarṣiṇī
  • caurase -
  • cauras (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • nātimahatī -
  • nātimahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rurodha -
  • rudh (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    rudh (verb class 7)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • śaravarṣiṇī -
  • śaravarṣiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śaravarṣin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.187

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 2.2.187 in Bengali sript:
ততো বিন্ধ্যাটবীম্ এতৌ প্রাপ্তমাত্রাবতর্কিতৌ ।
চৌরসেনাতিমহতী রুরোধ শরবর্ষিণী ॥ ১৮৭ ॥

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