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 3.4.204

श्रीरुवासाम्बुजप्रीत्या नूनं राजसुताकरे ।
गृहीतपाणिर् येनास्या लेभे लक्ष्मीं विदूषकः ॥ २०४ ॥

śrīruvāsāmbujaprītyā nūnaṃ rājasutākare |
gṛhītapāṇir yenāsyā lebhe lakṣmīṃ vidūṣakaḥ || 204 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.204 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 (3.4.204). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Ambuja, Priti, Nunam, Rajasuta, Akara, Grihitapani, Yena, Yah, Yat, Asi, Iyam, Idam, Lakshmi, Vidushaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.204). 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: “śrīruvāsāmbujaprītyā nūnaṃ rājasutākare
  • śrīr -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative plural]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • uvāsā -
  • vas (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vas (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ambuja -
  • ambuja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ambuja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prītyā* -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • nūnam -
  • nūnam (indeclinable)
  • rājasutā -
  • rājasutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājasuta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akare -
  • akara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    akara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    akarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • Line 2: “gṛhītapāṇir yenāsyā lebhe lakṣmīṃ vidūṣakaḥ
  • gṛhītapāṇir -
  • gṛhītapāṇi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    gṛhītapāṇi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • yenā -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • asyā* -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    iyam (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • lebhe -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • lakṣmīm -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vidūṣakaḥ -
  • vidūṣaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.204

Cover of edition (2005)

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 3.4.204 in Bengali sript:
শ্রীরুবাসাম্বুজপ্রীত্যা নূনং রাজসুতাকরে ।
গৃহীতপাণির্ যেনাস্যা লেভে লক্ষ্মীং বিদূষকঃ ॥ ২০৪ ॥

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