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 6.1.10

अत्रान्तरे कथासंधौ यद् अभूत् तन् निशम्यताम् ।
आसीत् तक्षशिला नाम वितस्तापुलिने पुरी ॥ १० ॥

atrāntare kathāsaṃdhau yad abhūt tan niśamyatām |
āsīt takṣaśilā nāma vitastāpuline purī || 10 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.10 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 (6.1.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atra, Tara, Tari, Kathasandhi, Yat, Yad, Tat, Tad, Tan, Nisham, Nisha, Yata, Takshashila, Naman, Vitasta, Pulina, Puri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.10). 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: “atrāntare kathāsaṃdhau yad abhūt tan niśamyatām
  • atrān -
  • atra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tare -
  • tara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tari (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • kathāsandhau -
  • kathāsandhi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • tan -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • niśam -
  • niśam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    niśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yatām -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    yatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √i class 2 verb]
    yam -> yatā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √yam class 1 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative middle third plural]
  • Line 2: “āsīt takṣaśilā nāma vitastāpuline purī
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • takṣaśilā* -
  • takṣaśila (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    takṣaśilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vitastā -
  • vitastā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • puline -
  • pulina (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pulina (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • purī -
  • purī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    puri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.10

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 6.1.10 in Bengali sript:
অত্রান্তরে কথাসংধৌ যদ্ অভূত্ তন্ নিশম্যতাম্ ।
আসীত্ তক্ষশিলা নাম বিতস্তাপুলিনে পুরী ॥ ১০ ॥

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