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 5.2.270

ददौ च कनकाब्जानि राज्ञे तस्मै बहूनि सः ।
अभ्यर्थिताधिकप्राप्तिहृष्टः सो ऽप्य् अभवन् नृपः ॥ २७० ॥

dadau ca kanakābjāni rājñe tasmai bahūni saḥ |
abhyarthitādhikaprāptihṛṣṭaḥ so 'py abhavan nṛpaḥ || 270 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.270 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 (5.2.270). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dad, Dada, Dadi, Kanakabja, Rajan, Tad, Bahu, Sah, Abhyarthita, Adhika, Hrishta, Nripa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.270). 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: “dadau ca kanakābjāni rājñe tasmai bahūni saḥ
  • dadau -
  • dad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dadi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dadi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    dai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    de (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kanakābjāni -
  • kanakābja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rājñe -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • bahūni -
  • bahu (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “abhyarthitādhikaprāptihṛṣṭaḥ so 'py abhavan nṛpaḥ
  • abhyarthitā -
  • abhyarthita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhyarthita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhyarthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhika -
  • adhika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adhika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prāpti -
  • prāpti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • hṛṣṭaḥ -
  • hṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    hṛṣ -> hṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √hṛṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √hṛṣ class 4 verb]
  • Cannot analyse so'py*ab
  • abhavan -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single], [imperfect active third plural]
  • nṛpaḥ -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.270

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 5.2.270 in Bengali sript:
দদৌ চ কনকাব্জানি রাজ্ঞে তস্মৈ বহূনি সঃ ।
অভ্যর্থিতাধিকপ্রাপ্তিহৃষ্টঃ সো ঽপ্য্ অভবন্ নৃপঃ ॥ ২৭০ ॥

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