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 6.7.108

भिन्ने भिन्ने बिले मूल आस्तां नकुलमूषकौ ।
मार्जारो मध्यभागस्थे तरोर्महति कोटरे ॥ १०८ ॥

bhinne bhinne bile mūla āstāṃ nakulamūṣakau |
mārjāro madhyabhāgasthe tarormahati koṭare || 108 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.7.108 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 (6.7.108). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhinna, Bila, Mula, Nakula, Usha, Kah, Marjara, Madhyabhaga, Tha, Taru, Mahat, Mahati, Kotara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.7.108). 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: “bhinne bhinne bile mūla āstāṃ nakulamūṣakau
  • bhinne -
  • bhinna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhinna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhinnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhinne -
  • bhinna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhinna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhinnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bile -
  • bila (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bila (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bil (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single]
  • mūla* -
  • mūla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āstām -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [imperative middle third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • nakulam -
  • nakula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nakula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nakulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ūṣa -
  • ūṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uṣ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    uṣ (verb class 9)
    [perfect active second plural]
    ūṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • kau -
  • ku (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “mārjāro madhyabhāgasthe tarormahati koṭare
  • mārjāro* -
  • mārjāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • madhyabhāgas -
  • madhyabhāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • the -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • taror -
  • taru (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • mahati -
  • mahatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • koṭare -
  • koṭara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    koṭara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    koṭarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [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 6.7.108

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 6.7.108 in Bengali sript:
ভিন্নে ভিন্নে বিলে মূল আস্তাং নকুলমূষকৌ ।
মার্জারো মধ্যভাগস্থে তরোর্মহতি কোটরে ॥ ১০৮ ॥

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