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 5.3.175

प्रजहार च दृष्ट्वैव तस्मिन् वीरे ऽभिधावति ।
पलाय्य व्रणितः सो ऽपि वराहः प्राविशद् बिलम् ॥ १७५ ॥

prajahāra ca dṛṣṭvaiva tasmin vīre 'bhidhāvati |
palāyya vraṇitaḥ so 'pi varāhaḥ prāviśad bilam || 175 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.3.175 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 (5.3.175). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Praja, Hara, Tad, Vira, Abhidha, Avat, Vranita, Sah, Api, Varaha, Pra, Bila,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.3.175). 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: “prajahāra ca dṛṣṭvaiva tasmin vīre 'bhidhāvati
  • praja -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hāra -
  • hāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dṛṣṭvai -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tasmin -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vīre' -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • abhidhā -
  • abhidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avati -
  • avat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    avat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    u -> avat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √u class 1 verb]
    u -> avat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √u class 1 verb]
    av (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “palāyya vraṇitaḥ so 'pi varāhaḥ prāviśad bilam
  • palāyya -
  • vraṇitaḥ -
  • vraṇita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vraṇ -> vraṇita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vraṇ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vraṇ class 10 verb]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • varāhaḥ -
  • varāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aviśad -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • bilam -
  • bila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bilā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 5.3.175

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 5.3.175 in Bengali sript:
প্রজহার চ দৃষ্ট্বৈব তস্মিন্ বীরে ঽভিধাবতি ।
পলায্য ব্রণিতঃ সো ঽপি বরাহঃ প্রাবিশদ্ বিলম্ ॥ ১৭৫ ॥

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