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 6.1.152

निर्गच्छन् गजपृष्ठस्थो बाह्ये शून्ये सुरालये ।
पुरुषौ द्वाव् अपश्यच् च विजने सहितस्थितौ ॥ १५२ ॥

nirgacchan gajapṛṣṭhastho bāhye śūnye surālaye |
puruṣau dvāv apaśyac ca vijane sahitasthitau || 152 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.152 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 (6.1.152). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nirga, Gaja, Prishtha, Stha, Bahye, Bahya, Shunya, Suralaya, Purusha, Apashyat, Vijana, Sahitasthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.152). 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: “nirgacchan gajapṛṣṭhastho bāhye śūnye surālaye
  • nirga -
  • nirga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cchan -
  • gaja -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gaj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pṛṣṭha -
  • pṛṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • stho* -
  • stha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second dual]
  • bāhye -
  • bāhye (indeclinable)
    bāhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    bāhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bāhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śūnye -
  • śūnya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śūnya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śūnyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • surālaye -
  • surālaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “puruṣau dvāv apaśyac ca vijane sahitasthitau
  • puruṣau -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse dvāv*ap
  • apaśyac -
  • apaśyat (noun, masculine)
    apaśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vijane -
  • vijana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vijana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vijanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sahitasthitau -
  • sahitasthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.152

Cover of edition (2005)

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 6.1.152 in Bengali sript:
নির্গচ্ছন্ গজপৃষ্ঠস্থো বাহ্যে শূন্যে সুরালযে ।
পুরুষৌ দ্বাব্ অপশ্যচ্ চ বিজনে সহিতস্থিতৌ ॥ ১৫২ ॥

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