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 3.3.139

सानुमेने च तं मूढा वृषस्यन्ती शचीपतिम् ।
तच्च प्रभावतो बुद्ध्वा तत्रागाद्गौतमो मुनिः ॥ १३९ ॥

sānumene ca taṃ mūḍhā vṛṣasyantī śacīpatim |
tacca prabhāvato buddhvā tatrāgādgautamo muniḥ || 139 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.139 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 (3.3.139). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sanu, Tap, Mudha, Vrishasyanti, Shacipati, Tat, Tad, Prabhavatah, Prabhavat, Buddhva, Tatra, Aga, Gautama, Muni,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.139). 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: “sānumene ca taṃ mūḍhā vṛṣasyantī śacīpatim
  • sānum -
  • sānu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ene -
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mūḍhā* -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √muh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √muh class 4 verb]
    muh -> mūḍhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √muh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √muh class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √muh class 4 verb]
  • vṛṣasyantī -
  • vṛṣasyantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • śacīpatim -
  • śacīpati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tacca prabhāvato buddhvā tatrāgādgautamo muniḥ
  • tac -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prabhāvato* -
  • prabhāvataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prabhāvat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prabhāvat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • buddhvā -
  • budh -> buddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √budh]
    budh -> buddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √budh]
    buddhvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • agād -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • gautamo* -
  • gautama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • muniḥ -
  • muni (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 3.3.139

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 3.3.139 in Bengali sript:
সানুমেনে চ তং মূঢা বৃষস্যন্তী শচীপতিম্ ।
তচ্চ প্রভাবতো বুদ্ধ্বা তত্রাগাদ্গৌতমো মুনিঃ ॥ ১৩৯ ॥

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