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 7.2.82

प्रवृष्टे स्थूलधाराभिर्मेघे ऽस्मिन् मारुतेन तत् ।
अघूर्णत प्रवहणं मत्तहस्तिशिरो यथा ॥ ८२ ॥

pravṛṣṭe sthūladhārābhirmeghe 'smin mārutena tat |
aghūrṇata pravahaṇaṃ mattahastiśiro yathā || 82 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.2.82 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 (7.2.82). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pravrishta, Sthula, Dhara, Megha, Idam, Maruta, Tat, Tad, Pravahana, Shira, Shiras, Yatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.2.82). 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: “pravṛṣṭe sthūladhārābhirmeghe 'smin mārutena tat
  • pravṛṣṭe -
  • pravṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pravṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pravṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sthūla -
  • sthūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhārābhir -
  • dhārā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • meghe' -
  • megha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    megha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    meghā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • asmin -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • mārutena -
  • māruta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    māruta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “aghūrṇata pravahaṇaṃ mattahastiśiro yathā
  • aghūrṇata -
  • ghūrṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]
  • pravahaṇam -
  • pravahaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mattahasti -
  • mattahastin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śiro* -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.2.82

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 7.2.82 in Bengali sript:
প্রবৃষ্টে স্থূলধারাভির্মেঘে ঽস্মিন্ মারুতেন তত্ ।
অঘূর্ণত প্রবহণং মত্তহস্তিশিরো যথা ॥ ৮২ ॥

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