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 2.5.11

पुलिन्दकस्य सख्युस्ते पार्श्वमग्रे च याम्यहम् ।
मार्गरक्षार्थमित्युक्त्वा ययौ यौगन्धरायणः ॥ ११ ॥

pulindakasya sakhyuste pārśvamagre ca yāmyaham |
mārgarakṣārthamityuktvā yayau yaugandharāyaṇaḥ || 11 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.5.11 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 (2.5.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pulindaka, Sakhi, Tad, Yushmad, Parshva, Agre, Agra, Agri, Yami, Yamya, Yamin, Aha, Asmad, Marga, Raksha, Artha, Iti, Uktva, Yayi, Yayu, Yaugandharayana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.5.11). 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: “pulindakasya sakhyuste pārśvamagre ca yāmyaham
  • pulindakasya -
  • pulindaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    pulindaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sakhyus -
  • sakhi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • pārśvam -
  • pārśva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pārśva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pārśvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • agre -
  • agre (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    agri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yāmya -
  • yāmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yāmi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yāmya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāmya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    yāmin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “mārgarakṣārthamityuktvā yayau yaugandharāyaṇaḥ
  • mārga -
  • mārga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mārga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mārg (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rakṣā -
  • rakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ityu -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • 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]
  • yaugandharāyaṇaḥ -
  • yaugandharāyaṇa (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 2.5.11

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 2.5.11 in Bengali sript:
পুলিন্দকস্য সখ্যুস্তে পার্শ্বমগ্রে চ যাম্যহম্ ।
মার্গরক্ষার্থমিত্যুক্ত্বা যযৌ যৌগন্ধরাযণঃ ॥ ১১ ॥

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