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 5.2.229

उभौ कलशपद्मौ च शुशुभाते सितारुणौ ।
यशःप्रतापाव् इव तौ भूपालाशोकदत्तयोः ॥ २२९ ॥

ubhau kalaśapadmau ca śuśubhāte sitāruṇau |
yaśaḥpratāpāv iva tau bhūpālāśokadattayoḥ || 229 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.229 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 (5.2.229). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ubha, Kalasha, Padma, Sitaruna, Iva, Bhupala, Ashokadatta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.229). 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: “ubhau kalaśapadmau ca śuśubhāte sitāruṇau
  • ubhau -
  • ubha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kalaśa -
  • kalaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • padmau -
  • padma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śuśubhāte -
  • śubh (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle third dual]
    śubh (verb class 6)
    [perfect middle third dual]
  • sitāruṇau -
  • sitāruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “yaśaḥpratāpāv iva tau bhūpālāśokadattayoḥ
  • Cannot analyse yaśaḥpratāpāv*iv
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhūpālā -
  • bhūpāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśokadattayoḥ -
  • aśokadatta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.229

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 5.2.229 in Bengali sript:
উভৌ কলশপদ্মৌ চ শুশুভাতে সিতারুণৌ ।
যশঃপ্রতাপাব্ ইব তৌ ভূপালাশোকদত্তযোঃ ॥ ২২৯ ॥

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