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 2.4.138

पुरा प्रतिज्ञोपनतां नागानां दासभावतः ।
निष्क्रष्टुकामो जननीं गरुडः कश्यपात्मजः ॥ १३८ ॥

purā pratijñopanatāṃ nāgānāṃ dāsabhāvataḥ |
niṣkraṣṭukāmo jananīṃ garuḍaḥ kaśyapātmajaḥ || 138 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.138 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 (2.4.138). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pura, Pur, Pratijna, Upanata, Naga, Dasabhava, Tas, Janani, Garuda, Kashyapatmaja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.138). 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: “purā pratijñopanatāṃ nāgānāṃ dāsabhāvataḥ
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pratijño -
  • pratijña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratijña (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratijñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upanatām -
  • upanatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nāgānām -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    nāga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    nāgā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • dāsabhāva -
  • dāsabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “niṣkraṣṭukāmo jananīṃ garuḍaḥ kaśyapātmajaḥ
  • Cannot analyse niṣkraṣṭukāmo*ja
  • jananīm -
  • jananī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • garuḍaḥ -
  • garuḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaśyapātmajaḥ -
  • kaśyapātmaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.138

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 2.4.138 in Bengali sript:
পুরা প্রতিজ্ঞোপনতাং নাগানাং দাসভাবতঃ ।
নিষ্ক্রষ্টুকামো জননীং গরুডঃ কশ্যপাত্মজঃ ॥ ১৩৮ ॥

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