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 2.4.172

आययौ च पुनस्तत्र लोहजङ्घो निशामुखे ।
सा च रूपणिका तस्मै मातरं तां समर्पयत् ॥ १७२ ॥

āyayau ca punastatra lohajaṅgho niśāmukhe |
sā ca rūpaṇikā tasmai mātaraṃ tāṃ samarpayat || 172 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.172 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 (2.4.172). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Puna, Tatra, Lohajangha, Nishamukha, Rupa, Tad, Matri, Matara, Arpayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.172). 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: “āyayau ca punastatra lohajaṅgho niśāmukhe
  • āyayau -
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • punas -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • lohajaṅgho* -
  • lohajaṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niśāmukhe -
  • niśāmukha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “ ca rūpaṇikā tasmai mātaraṃ tāṃ samarpayat
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpa -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṇikā -
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • mātaram -
  • mātara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mātara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • arpayat -
  • -> arpayat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √]
    -> arpayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √], [vocative single from √], [accusative single from √]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.172

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 2.4.172 in Bengali sript:
আযযৌ চ পুনস্তত্র লোহজঙ্ঘো নিশামুখে ।
সা চ রূপণিকা তস্মৈ মাতরং তাং সমর্পযত্ ॥ ১৭২ ॥

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