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 2.5.119

ततो देवस्मिता दृष्ट्वा सा तां प्रावेशयत्स्वयम् ।
किम् आगता स्याद् एषेति विचिन्त्य प्रेष्य चेटिकाम् ॥ ११९ ॥

tato devasmitā dṛṣṭvā sā tāṃ prāveśayatsvayam |
kim āgatā syād eṣeti vicintya preṣya ceṭikām || 119 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.5.119 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 (2.5.119). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Devasmita, Pravesha, Yat, Yad, Aya, Idam, Kim, Agata, Syat, Sya, Esha, Iti, Vicintya, Preshya, Cetika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.5.119). 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: “tato devasmitā dṛṣṭvā tāṃ prāveśayatsvayam
  • 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]
  • devasmitā* -
  • devasmitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prāveśa -
  • prāveśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāveśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yatsva -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √i class 2 verb]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kim āgatā syād eṣeti vicintya preṣya ceṭikām
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āgatā -
  • āgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • eṣe -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vicintya -
  • vicintya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vicintya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • preṣya -
  • preṣya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    preṣya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    preṣ -> preṣya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √preṣ]
    preṣ -> preṣya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √preṣ class 1 verb]
    preṣ -> preṣya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √preṣ class 1 verb]
  • ceṭikām -
  • ceṭikā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.5.119

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 2.5.119 in Bengali sript:
ততো দেবস্মিতা দৃষ্ট্বা সা তাং প্রাবেশযত্স্বযম্ ।
কিম্ আগতা স্যাদ্ এষেতি বিচিন্ত্য প্রেষ্য চেটিকাম্ ॥ ১১৯ ॥

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