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 3.3.170

एतन् निजश्वशुरदूतवचो निशम्य वत्सेश्वरस्य हृदये सपदि प्रमोदः ।
देव्यं च कोऽपि ववृधे प्रणयप्रकर्षो भूयांश् च मन्त्रिवृषभे प्रणयानुबन्धः ॥ १७० ॥

etan nijaśvaśuradūtavaco niśamya vatseśvarasya hṛdaye sapadi pramodaḥ |
devyaṃ ca ko'pi vavṛdhe praṇayaprakarṣo bhūyāṃś ca mantrivṛṣabhe praṇayānubandhaḥ || 170 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.170 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 (3.3.170). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Nija, Shvashura, Duta, Vaca, Vacas, Nisham, Nisha, Vatseshvara, Hridaya, Sapadi, Pramoda, Devya, Kah, Api, Pranayaprakarsha, Bhuyas, Mantrin, Mantri, Vrishabha, Prana, Pranaya, Anubandha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.170). 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: “etan nijaśvaśuradūtavaco niśamya vatseśvarasya hṛdaye sapadi pramodaḥ
  • etan -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nija -
  • nija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śvaśura -
  • śvaśura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dūta -
  • dūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaco* -
  • vacas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vacas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niśam -
  • niśam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    niśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ya -
  • vatseśvarasya -
  • vatseśvara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • hṛdaye -
  • hṛdaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    hṛdaya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    hṛdayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sapadi -
  • sapadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pramodaḥ -
  • pramoda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “devyaṃ ca ko'pi vavṛdhe praṇayaprakarṣo bhūyāṃś ca mantrivṛṣabhe praṇayānubandhaḥ
  • devyam -
  • devya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dīv -> devya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √dīv]
    dīv -> devya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √dīv]
    dīv -> devyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √dīv]
    dīv -> devya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √dīv]
    dīv -> devya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √dīv], [accusative single from √dīv]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vavṛdhe -
  • vṛdh (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • praṇayaprakarṣo* -
  • praṇayaprakarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūyāṃś -
  • bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mantri -
  • mantri (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mantrin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mantrin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mantrī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    mantrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    mantrī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vṛṣabhe -
  • vṛṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vṛṣabha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vṛṣabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • praṇayā -
  • praṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praṇā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • anubandhaḥ -
  • anubandha (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 3.3.170

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 3.3.170 in Bengali sript:
এতন্ নিজশ্বশুরদূতবচো নিশম্য বত্সেশ্বরস্য হৃদযে সপদি প্রমোদঃ ।
দেব্যং চ কোঽপি ববৃধে প্রণযপ্রকর্ষো ভূযাংশ্ চ মন্ত্রিবৃষভে প্রণযানুবন্ধঃ ॥ ১৭০ ॥

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