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 6.5.28

एत्य चावेक्षमाणायास् तस्याः सख्याः स्ववर्त्मना ।
प्रावेशयदुषायास्तं गुप्तमन्तःपुरं प्रियम् ॥ २८ ॥

etya cāvekṣamāṇāyās tasyāḥ sakhyāḥ svavartmanā |
prāveśayaduṣāyāstaṃ guptamantaḥpuraṃ priyam || 28 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.5.28 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 (6.5.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etya, Aya, Sakhi, Sva, Svan, Vartman, Pravesha, Sha, Guptam, Gupta, Antahpura, Priyam, Pri, Priya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.5.28). 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: “etya cāvekṣamāṇāyās tasyāḥ sakhyāḥ svavartmanā
  • etya -
  • etya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avekṣam -
  • avekṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āṇā -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    aṇ (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ayās -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • tasyāḥ -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sakhyāḥ -
  • sakhī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sva -
  • sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vartmanā -
  • vartman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “prāveśayaduṣāyāstaṃ guptamantaḥpuraṃ priyam
  • prāveśa -
  • prāveśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāveśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yadu -
  • yadu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • ṣāyās -
  • ṣā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • guptam -
  • guptam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    gupta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gupta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    guptā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    gup -> gupta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √gup class 4 verb]
    gup -> gupta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √gup class 4 verb], [accusative single from √gup class 4 verb]
  • antaḥpuram -
  • antaḥpura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • priyam -
  • priyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    priya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    priya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    prī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.5.28

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 6.5.28 in Bengali sript:
এত্য চাবেক্ষমাণাযাস্ তস্যাঃ সখ্যাঃ স্ববর্ত্মনা ।
প্রাবেশযদুষাযাস্তং গুপ্তমন্তঃপুরং প্রিযম্ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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