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 7.2.72

कस्त्वं कथमिदं स्थानमगम्यं चागतो भवान् ।
इति तं चान्तिकप्राप्तं क्षीबा पप्रच्छ सा किल ॥ ७२ ॥

kastvaṃ kathamidaṃ sthānamagamyaṃ cāgato bhavān |
iti taṃ cāntikaprāptaṃ kṣībā papraccha sā kila || 72 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.2.72 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 (7.2.72). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kah, Tva, Yushmad, Katham, Katha, Idam, Sthana, Agamya, Agata, Bhava, Bhavant, Iti, Tika, Prapta, Kshiba, Kshiban, Kila,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.2.72). 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: “kastvaṃ kathamidaṃ sthānamagamyaṃ cāgato bhavān
  • kas -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sthānam -
  • sthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • agamyam -
  • agamya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    agamya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    agamyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agato* -
  • agata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “iti taṃ cāntikaprāptaṃ kṣībā papraccha kila
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • 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]
  • cān -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tika -
  • tika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prāptam -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prāpta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prāptā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kṣībā -
  • kṣībā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣīban (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • papraccha -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.2.72

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 7.2.72 in Bengali sript:
কস্ত্বং কথমিদং স্থানমগম্যং চাগতো ভবান্ ।
ইতি তং চান্তিকপ্রাপ্তং ক্ষীবা পপ্রচ্ছ সা কিল ॥ ৭২ ॥

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