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 3.4.125

पौरोहित्ये च चक्रे तं प्रदत्तच्छत्त्रवाहनम् ।
विप्रं कृतज्ञो नृपतिः कौतुकालोकितं जनैः ॥ १२५ ॥

paurohitye ca cakre taṃ pradattacchattravāhanam |
vipraṃ kṛtajño nṛpatiḥ kautukālokitaṃ janaiḥ || 125 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.125 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 (3.4.125). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Paurohitya, Cakra, Cakri, Pra, Dad, Tat, Tad, Chattra, Vahana, Vipra, Kritajna, Nripati, Kautuka, Alokita, Jana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.125). 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: “paurohitye ca cakre taṃ pradattacchattravāhanam
  • paurohitye -
  • paurohitya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paurohitya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    paurohityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cakre -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cakrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    cakri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    cakri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dat -
  • dad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    dad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tac -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • chattra -
  • chattra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    chattra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāhanam -
  • vāhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vāhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “vipraṃ kṛtajñ;o nṛpatiḥ kautukālokitaṃ janaiḥ
  • vipram -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viprā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kṛtajño* -
  • kṛtajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nṛpatiḥ -
  • nṛpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kautukā -
  • kautuka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • alokitam -
  • alokita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    alokita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    alokitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • janaiḥ -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    jana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.125

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 3.4.125 in Bengali sript:
পৌরোহিত্যে চ চক্রে তং প্রদত্তচ্ছত্ত্রবাহনম্ ।
বিপ্রং কৃতজ্ঞো নৃপতিঃ কৌতুকালোকিতং জনৈঃ ॥ ১২৫ ॥

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