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 3.6.183

ततश् चानाय्य पप्रच्छ कालरात्रिं महीपतिः ।
निर्भया साप्य् अविनयं स्वं सर्वं प्रत्यपद्यत ॥ १८३ ॥

tataś cānāyya papraccha kālarātriṃ mahīpatiḥ |
nirbhayā sāpy avinayaṃ svaṃ sarvaṃ pratyapadyata || 183 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.6.183 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 (3.6.183). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Ayya, Kalaratri, Mahipati, Nirbhaya, Avinaya, Sva, Sarvam, Sarva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.6.183). 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: “tataś cānāyya papraccha kālarātriṃ mahīpatiḥ
  • tataś -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (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]
  • cān -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • āyya -
  • i -> āyya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √i]
    i -> āyya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √i]
    i -> āyya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> āyya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i]
    i -> āyya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i]
  • papraccha -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • kālarātrim -
  • kālarātri (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahīpatiḥ -
  • mahīpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nirbhayā sāpy avinayaṃ svaṃ sarvaṃ pratyapadyata
  • nirbhayā -
  • nirbhayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse sāpy*av
  • avinayam -
  • avinaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avinaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avinayā (noun, feminine)
  • svam -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    svan (noun, neuter)
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pratyapa -
  • pratyapa (Preverb)
  • dyata -
  • (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.6.183

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 3.6.183 in Bengali sript:
ততশ্ চানায্য পপ্রচ্ছ কালরাত্রিং মহীপতিঃ ।
নির্ভযা সাপ্য্ অবিনযং স্বং সর্বং প্রত্যপদ্যত ॥ ১৮৩ ॥

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