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 6.6.4

इत्य् उक्त्वैव स तत्कालं प्रतीहारं पुरःस्थितम् ।
आदिश्यानाययाम् आस गणकान्सरलाशयः ॥ ४ ॥

ity uktvaiva sa tatkālaṃ pratīhāraṃ puraḥsthitam |
ādiśyānāyayām āsa gaṇakānsaralāśayaḥ || 4 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.6.4 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 (6.6.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Uktva, Tatkala, Pratihara, Purahsthita, Adishya, Ana, Asa, Ganaka, Sarala, Ashaya, Ashi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.6.4). 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: “ity uktvaiva sa tatkālaṃ pratīhāraṃ puraḥsthitam
  • Cannot analyse ity*uk
  • uktvai -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatkālam -
  • tatkāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatkāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatkālā (noun, feminine)
  • pratīhāram -
  • pratīhāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • puraḥsthitam -
  • puraḥsthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puraḥsthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puraḥsthitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “ādiśyānāyayām āsa gaṇakānsaralāśayaḥ
  • ādiśyā -
  • ādiśya (indeclinable)
  • anāya -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • yām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • āsa -
  • āsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsan (noun, neuter)
    as (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • gaṇakān -
  • gaṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • saralā -
  • sarala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saralā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āśayaḥ -
  • āśaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    āśi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.6.4

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 6.6.4 in Bengali sript:
ইত্য্ উক্ত্বৈব স তত্কালং প্রতীহারং পুরঃস্থিতম্ ।
আদিশ্যানাযযাম্ আস গণকান্সরলাশযঃ ॥ ৪ ॥

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