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 5.2.259

स तौ द्वाव् अप्य् उपेत्यैव भ्रातरौ गुरुर् अब्रवीत् ।
यूयं विद्याधराः सर्वे शापाद् एतां दशां गताः ॥ २५९ ॥

sa tau dvāv apy upetyaiva bhrātarau gurur abravīt |
yūyaṃ vidyādharāḥ sarve śāpād etāṃ daśāṃ gatāḥ || 259 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.259 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 (5.2.259). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Upeti, Upetya, Bhratri, Guru, Yuya, Yushmad, Vidyadhara, Sarva, Shapa, Eta, Esha, Dasha, Gata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.259). 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: “sa tau dvāv apy upetyaiva bhrātarau gurur abravīt
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse dvāv*ap
  • Cannot analyse apy*up
  • upetyai -
  • upeti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single], [dative single]
    upetya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upetya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upetyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • bhrātarau -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • gurur -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “yūyaṃ vidyādharāḥ sarve śāpād etāṃ daśāṃ gatāḥ
  • yūyam -
  • yu -> yūya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yu class 2 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 6 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 9 verb]
    yu -> yūya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yu class 2 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 2 verb], [nominative single from √yu class 6 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 6 verb], [nominative single from √yu class 9 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 9 verb]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative plural]
  • vidyādharāḥ -
  • vidyādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vidyādharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śāpād -
  • śāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • etām -
  • etā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • daśām -
  • daśā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gatāḥ -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.259

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 5.2.259 in Bengali sript:
স তৌ দ্বাব্ অপ্য্ উপেত্যৈব ভ্রাতরৌ গুরুর্ অব্রবীত্ ।
যূযং বিদ্যাধরাঃ সর্বে শাপাদ্ এতাং দশাং গতাঃ ॥ ২৫৯ ॥

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