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 6.3.78

तच् छ्रुत्वा स समुद्भ्रान्तस् तत्स्नेहात् सभयः शनैः ।
देवसेनस् तदा गत्वा मातरं प्रणतो ऽब्रवीत् ॥ ७७ ॥

tac chrutvā sa samudbhrāntas tatsnehāt sabhayaḥ śanaiḥ |
devasenas tadā gatvā mātaraṃ praṇato 'bravīt || 77 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.3.78 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 (6.3.78). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samudbhranta, Tat, Tad, Sneha, Sabhaya, Shanaih, Shana, Devasena, Tada, Matri, Matara, Pranata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.3.78). 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: “tac chrutvā sa samudbhrāntas tatsnehāt sabhayaḥ śanaiḥ
  • tac -
  • Cannot analyse chrutvā*sa
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samudbhrāntas -
  • samudbhrānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • snehāt -
  • sneha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sabhayaḥ -
  • sabhaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śanaiḥ -
  • śanaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line2: “devasenas tadā gatvā mātaraṃ praṇato 'bravīt
  • devasenas -
  • devasena (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • gatvā -
  • gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
  • mātaram -
  • mātara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mātara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • praṇato' -
  • praṇata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.3.78

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 6.3.78 in Bengali sript:
তচ্ ছ্রুত্বা স সমুদ্ভ্রান্তস্ তত্স্নেহাত্ সভযঃ শনৈঃ ।
দেবসেনস্ তদা গত্বা মাতরং প্রণতো ঽব্রবীত্ ॥ ৭৭ ॥

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