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 5.2.34

तस्य द्वीपान्तरेष्व् अस्ति सर्वेष्व् अपि गतागतम् ।
तेन सा नगरी जातु भवेद् दृष्टा श्रुतापि वा ॥ ३४ ॥

tasya dvīpāntareṣv asti sarveṣv api gatāgatam |
tena sā nagarī jātu bhaved dṛṣṭā śrutāpi vā || 34 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.34 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 (5.2.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Asti, Api, Gatagata, Tena, Nagari, Nagarin, Jatu, Drishta, Shrut, Shruta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.34). 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: “tasya dvīpāntareṣv asti sarveṣv api gatāgatam
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Cannot analyse dvīpāntareṣv*as
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • Cannot analyse sarveṣv*ap
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • gatāgatam -
  • gatāgata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gatāgata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “tena nagarī jātu bhaved dṛṣṭā śrutāpi
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • nagarī -
  • nagarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nagarin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jātu -
  • jātu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    jātu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jātu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jātu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jātū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    jātū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    jātū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • dṛṣṭā -
  • dṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • śrutā -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrut (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śrutā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.34

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 5.2.34 in Bengali sript:
তস্য দ্বীপান্তরেষ্ব্ অস্তি সর্বেষ্ব্ অপি গতাগতম্ ।
তেন সা নগরী জাতু ভবেদ্ দৃষ্টা শ্রুতাপি বা ॥ ৩৪ ॥

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