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 4.3.59

इति तेषु च जातेषु वर्तमाने महोत्सवे ।
तत्राशरीरा नभसो निःससार सरस्वती ॥ ५९ ॥

iti teṣu ca jāteṣu vartamāne mahotsave |
tatrāśarīrā nabhaso niḥsasāra sarasvatī || 59 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.3.59 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 (4.3.59). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Tad, Jata, Vartamana, Mahotsava, Tatra, Asharira, Nabhas, Nabhasa, Nih, Sasara, Sarasvat, Sarasvati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.3.59). 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.

  • Line1: “iti teṣu ca jāteṣu vartamāne mahotsave
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • teṣu -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jāteṣu -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    jāta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [locative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [locative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [locative plural from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [locative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [locative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [locative plural from √jan class 4 verb]
  • vartamāne -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vartamāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vartamānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • mahotsave -
  • mahotsava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line2: “tatrāśarīrā nabhaso niḥsasāra sarasvatī
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aśarīrā* -
  • aśarīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aśarīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nabhaso* -
  • nabhas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    nabhas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    nabhasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niḥ -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nis (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • sasāra -
  • sasāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sasāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    sṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    sṝ (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • sarasvatī -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sarasvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.3.59

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 4.3.59 in Bengali sript:
ইতি তেষু চ জাতেষু বর্তমানে মহোত্সবে ।
তত্রাশরীরা নভসো নিঃসসার সরস্বতী ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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