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 5.2.203

मायादर्शितरूपादिप्रपञ्चालीकवादिनी ।
विप्रलब्धवती चास्मि तत्र त्वां क्षणमात्रकम् ॥ २०३ ॥

māyādarśitarūpādiprapañcālīkavādinī |
vipralabdhavatī cāsmi tatra tvāṃ kṣaṇamātrakam || 203 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.203 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 (5.2.203). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Maya, Arshin, Taru, Upadi, Prapanca, Alika, Vadi, Vadin, Vadini, Vipralabdha, Vati, Tatra, Tva, Yushmad, Kshanamatra, Kah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.203). 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: “māyādarśitarūpādiprapañcālīkavādinī
  • māyād -
  • māya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    māya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • arśi -
  • arśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    arśin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tarū -
  • taru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    taru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • upādi -
  • upādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    upādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    upādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prapañcā -
  • prapañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prapañcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • alīka -
  • alīka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    alīka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vādinī -
  • vādinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vādi (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vādin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vādī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “vipralabdhavatī cāsmi tatra tvāṃ kṣaṇamātrakam
  • vipralabdha -
  • vipralabdha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vipralabdha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vatī -
  • vatī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    vatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • kṣaṇamātra -
  • kṣaṇamātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.203

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 5.2.203 in Bengali sript:
মাযাদর্শিতরূপাদিপ্রপঞ্চালীকবাদিনী ।
বিপ্রলব্ধবতী চাস্মি তত্র ত্বাং ক্ষণমাত্রকম্ ॥ ২০৩ ॥

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