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 5.2.175

ते तन् निरूप्य जगदुर् नेदृशो देव शक्यते ।
अपरः कर्तुम् एतद् धि दिव्यं शिल्पं न मानुषम् ॥ १७५ ॥

te tan nirūpya jagadur nedṛśo deva śakyate |
aparaḥ kartum etad dhi divyaṃ śilpaṃ na mānuṣam || 175 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.175 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 (5.2.175). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Yushmad, Tat, Tan, Nirupya, Nri, Idrish, Idrisha, Deva, Shakyata, Apara, Kartu, Etad, Dha, Divya, Shilpa, Manusha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.175). 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: “te tan nirūpya jagadur nedṛśo deva śakyate
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • tan -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • nirūpya -
  • nirūpya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nirūpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirūpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jagadur -
  • gad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • ne -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • īdṛśo* -
  • īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • deva -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    div (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śakyate -
  • śakyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śak (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “aparaḥ kartum etad dhi divyaṃ śilpaṃ na mānuṣam
  • aparaḥ -
  • apara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kartum -
  • kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √kṛ]
    kartu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kartu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dhi -
  • dhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • divyam -
  • divya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    divya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    divyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śilpam -
  • śilpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śilpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śilpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mānuṣam -
  • mānuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mānuṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.175

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 5.2.175 in Bengali sript:
তে তন্ নিরূপ্য জগদুর্ নেদৃশো দেব শক্যতে ।
অপরঃ কর্তুম্ এতদ্ ধি দিব্যং শিল্পং ন মানুষম্ ॥ ১৭৫ ॥

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