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 4.1.6

हर्म्याग्रे निजकीर्त्येव ज्योत्स्नया धवले च सः ।
धाराविगलितं सीधु पपौ मदम् इव द्विषाम् ॥ ६ ॥

harmyāgre nijakīrtyeva jyotsnayā dhavale ca saḥ |
dhārāvigalitaṃ sīdhu papau madam iva dviṣām || 6 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.6 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 (4.1.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Harmyagra, Nija, Kirti, Kirtya, Eva, Jyotsna, Dhavala, Sah, Dhara, Avigalita, Papi, Papu, Mada, Iva, Dvisha, Dvish,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.6). 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: “harmyāgre nijakīrtyeva jyotsnayā dhavale ca saḥ
  • harmyāgre -
  • harmyāgra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • nija -
  • nija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kīrtye -
  • kīrti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kīrti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kīrtī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single], [dative single]
    kīrtī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kīrtī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kīrtya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kīrtya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kīrtyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kīrt -> kīrtya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kīrt class 10 verb]
    kīrt -> kīrtya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [locative single from √kīrt class 10 verb]
    kīrt -> kīrtyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative single from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb]
    kīrt (verb class 10)
    [present passive first single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jyotsnayā -
  • jyotsnā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • dhavale -
  • dhavala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhavala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dhavalā (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]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dhārāvigalitaṃ sīdhu papau madam iva dviṣām
  • dhārā -
  • dhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avigalitam -
  • avigalita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avigalita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avigalitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sīdhu -
  • sīdhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • papau -
  • papi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    papi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    papu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    papu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    pai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • madam -
  • mada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    madā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • dviṣām -
  • dviṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    dviṣ (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.6

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 4.1.6 in Bengali sript:
হর্ম্যাগ্রে নিজকীর্ত্যেব জ্যোত্স্নযা ধবলে চ সঃ ।
ধারাবিগলিতং সীধু পপৌ মদম্ ইব দ্বিষাম্ ॥ ৬ ॥

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