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 2.4.171

प्रातश्च सा रूपणिका यथोक्तं तमकारयत् ।
वेषं मातुरथैपापि तस्थौ स्वर्गैकसंमुखी ॥ १७१ ॥

prātaśca sā rūpaṇikā yathoktaṃ tamakārayat |
veṣaṃ māturathaipāpi tasthau svargaikasaṃmukhī || 171 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.171 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 (2.4.171). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prata, Prat, Rupa, Nika, Yathokta, Tamaka, Vesha, Asmad, Hai, Papi, Papin, Tastha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.171). 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: “prātaśca rūpaṇikā yathoktaṃ tamakārayat
  • prātaś -
  • prāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prā -> prāt (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √prā class 2 verb], [ablative single from √prā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √prā class 2 verb]
    prā -> prāt (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √prā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √prā class 2 verb]
    prā (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • rūpa -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṇikā* -
  • ṇika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yathoktam -
  • yathokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathoktā (noun, feminine)
  • tamakā -
  • tamaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tamakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arayat -
  • ray (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “veṣaṃ māturathaipāpi tasthau svargaikasaṃmukhī
  • veṣam -
  • veṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    veṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    veṣā (noun, feminine)
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • aturat -
  • tur (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • hai -
  • hai (indeclinable)
  • pāpi -
  • pāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tasthau -
  • tastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse svargaikasaṃmukhī

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.171

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 2.4.171 in Bengali sript:
প্রাতশ্চ সা রূপণিকা যথোক্তং তমকারযত্ ।
বেষং মাতুরথৈপাপি তস্থৌ স্বর্গৈকসংমুখী ॥ ১৭১ ॥

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