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 5.2.75

जायेते स्म च तस्य द्वौ सदृशौ गुणशालिनः ।
अशोकदत्तो विजयदत्तश् चेति सुतौ क्रमात् ॥ ७५ ॥

jāyete sma ca tasya dvau sadṛśau guṇaśālinaḥ |
aśokadatto vijayadattaś ceti sutau kramāt || 75 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.75 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 (5.2.75). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sma, Tad, Dva, Sadrish, Sadrisha, Guna, Shalin, Ashokadatta, Vijayadatta, Ceti, Sut, Suta, Suti, Kramat, Krama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.75). 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: “jāyete sma ca tasya dvau sadṛśau guṇaśālinaḥ
  • jāyete -
  • jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third dual]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third dual]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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]
  • dvau -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sadṛśau -
  • sadṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sadṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • guṇa -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śālinaḥ -
  • śālin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śālin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line2: “aśokadatto vijayadattaś ceti sutau kramāt
  • aśokadatto* -
  • aśokadatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vijayadattaś -
  • vijayadatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ceti -
  • ceti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cetī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sutau -
  • sut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    suta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    suti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    su -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √su class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √su class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √su class 5 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 6 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb]
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.75

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 5.2.75 in Bengali sript:
জাযেতে স্ম চ তস্য দ্বৌ সদৃশৌ গুণশালিনঃ ।
অশোকদত্তো বিজযদত্তশ্ চেতি সুতৌ ক্রমাত্ ॥ ৭৫ ॥

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