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 6.8.48

कान्तिद्योतिततद्वासगृहां निर्जित्य कुर्वतीम् ।
रत्नदीपशिखाश्रेणीर्लज्जिता इव निष्प्रभाः ॥ ४८ ॥

kāntidyotitatadvāsagṛhāṃ nirjitya kurvatīm |
ratnadīpaśikhāśreṇīrlajjitā iva niṣprabhāḥ || 48 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.8.48 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 (6.8.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kanti, Dyotita, Tadva, Tadvan, Sagriha, Kurvati, Ratnadipa, Shikha, Shreni, Lajjita, Iva, Nishprabha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.8.48). 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: “kāntidyotitatadvāsagṛhāṃ nirjitya kurvatīm
  • kānti -
  • kānti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kāntī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • dyotita -
  • dyotita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dyotita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tadvā -
  • tadvā (indeclinable)
    tadvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sagṛhām -
  • sagṛhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nirjitya -
  • kurvatīm -
  • kṛ -> kurvatī (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • Line 2: “ratnadīpaśikhāśreṇīrlajjitā iva niṣprabhāḥ
  • ratnadīpa -
  • ratnadīpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śikhā -
  • śikhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śreṇīr -
  • śreṇi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    śreṇī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • lajjitā* -
  • lajj -> lajjita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √lajj class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √lajj class 6 verb], [nominative plural from √lajj], [vocative plural from √lajj]
    lajj -> lajjitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √lajj class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √lajj class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √lajj class 6 verb], [nominative plural from √lajj], [vocative plural from √lajj], [accusative plural from √lajj]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • niṣprabhāḥ -
  • niṣprabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    niṣprabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.8.48

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 6.8.48 in Bengali sript:
কান্তিদ্যোতিততদ্বাসগৃহাং নির্জিত্য কুর্বতীম্ ।
রত্নদীপশিখাশ্রেণীর্লজ্জিতা ইব নিষ্প্রভাঃ ॥ ৪৮ ॥

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