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 5.1.121

धृतकार्पटिकाकारै राजपुत्रापदेशिभिः ।
वृतः पार्श्वचरैर् आत्तकाष्ठखण्डकलाञ्छनैः ॥ १२१ ॥

dhṛtakārpaṭikākārai rājaputrāpadeśibhiḥ |
vṛtaḥ pārśvacarair āttakāṣṭhakhaṇḍakalāñchanaiḥ || 121 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.1.121 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 (5.1.121). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dhrita, Karpatika, Rajaputra, Apadeshin, Vrit, Vrita, Parshvacara, Atta, Kashthakhanda, Kala, Shanaih, Shana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.1.121). 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: “dhṛtakārpaṭikākārai rājaputrāpadeśibhiḥ
  • dhṛta -
  • dhṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kārpaṭikā -
  • kārpaṭika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akārai -
  • rājaputrā -
  • rājaputra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājaputrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apadeśibhiḥ -
  • apadeśin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    apadeśin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “vṛtaḥ pārśvacarair āttakāṣṭhakhaṇḍakalāñchanaiḥ
  • vṛtaḥ -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • pārśvacarair -
  • pārśvacara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ātta -
  • ātta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ātta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ad (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second plural]
  • kāṣṭhakhaṇḍa -
  • kāṣṭhakhaṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kalāñch -
  • kala (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • śanaiḥ -
  • śanaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.1.121

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 5.1.121 in Bengali sript:
ধৃতকার্পটিকাকারৈ রাজপুত্রাপদেশিভিঃ ।
বৃতঃ পার্শ্বচরৈর্ আত্তকাষ্ঠখণ্ডকলাঞ্ছনৈঃ ॥ ১২১ ॥

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