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 2.4.114

तत्र चञ्च्वा विदार्यैतद् गजचर्म विलोक्य च ।
अन्तःस्थं मानुषं पक्षी पलाय्य स ततो ययौ ॥ ११४ ॥

tatra cañcvā vidāryaitad gajacarma vilokya ca |
antaḥsthaṃ mānuṣaṃ pakṣī palāyya sa tato yayau || 114 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.114 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 (2.4.114). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Cancu, Vidari, Etad, Gajacarman, Gajacarma, Vilokya, Antahstha, Manusha, Pakshi, Pakshin, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Yayi, Yayu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.114). 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: “tatra cañcvā vidāryaitad gajacarma vilokya ca
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • cañcvā* -
  • cañcu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    cañcū (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vidāryai -
  • vidāri (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    vidārī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gajacarma -
  • gajacarman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    gajacarma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gajacarma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vilokya -
  • vilokya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vilokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “antaḥsthaṃ mānuṣaṃ pakṣī palāyya sa tato yayau
  • antaḥstham -
  • antaḥstha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    antaḥstha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    antaḥsthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mānuṣam -
  • mānuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mānuṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pakṣī -
  • pakṣī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pakṣī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pakṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pakṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • palāyya -
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tato* -
  • 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]
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.114

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 2.4.114 in Bengali sript:
তত্র চঞ্চ্বা বিদার্যৈতদ্ গজচর্ম বিলোক্য চ ।
অন্তঃস্থং মানুষং পক্ষী পলায্য স ততো যযৌ ॥ ১১৪ ॥

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