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 5.2.272

तदा श्मशाने यामिन्यां राक्षसत्वं गतस्य ते ।
अभवत् कीदृशो वत्स वृत्तान्तो वर्ण्यताम् इति ॥ २७२ ॥

tadā śmaśāne yāminyāṃ rākṣasatvaṃ gatasya te |
abhavat kīdṛśo vatsa vṛttānto varṇyatām iti || 272 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.272 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 (5.2.272). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Shmashana, Yamini, Rakshasatva, Gata, Tad, Yushmad, Kidrish, Kidrisha, Vatsa, Vrittanta, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.272). 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.

  • Line1: “tadā śmaśāne yāminyāṃ rākṣasatvaṃ gatasya te
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śmaśāne -
  • śmaśāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yāminyām -
  • yāminī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • rākṣasatvam -
  • rākṣasatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gatasya -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • 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]
  • Line2: “abhavat kīdṛśo vatsa vṛttānto varṇyatām iti
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • kīdṛśo* -
  • kīdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kīdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vatsa -
  • vatsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vatsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛttānto* -
  • vṛttānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • varṇyatām -
  • varṇ (verb class 10)
    [imperative passive third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.2.272

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 5.2.272 in Bengali sript:
তদা শ্মশানে যামিন্যাং রাক্ষসত্বং গতস্য তে ।
অভবত্ কীদৃশো বত্স বৃত্তান্তো বর্ণ্যতাম্ ইতি ॥ ২৭২ ॥

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