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 7.5.221

हित्वा स्वजीवितं बन्धुन्देशं चेह यदेतया ।
त्रीण्येतानि प्रदत्तानि तुभ्यं चित्रचरित्रया ॥ २२१ ॥

hitvā svajīvitaṃ bandhundeśaṃ ceha yadetayā |
trīṇyetāni pradattāni tubhyaṃ citracaritrayā || 221 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.5.221 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 (7.5.221). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Hitva, Hitvan, Svajivita, Yada, Yad, Ita, Tri, Nya, Pradatta, Yushmad, Citra, Caritra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.5.221). 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: “hitvā svajīvitaṃ bandhundeśaṃ ceha yadetayā
  • hitvā -
  • hitvā (indeclinable)
    dhā -> hitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhā]
    dhā -> hitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhā]
    dhā -> hitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhā]
    dhā -> hitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhā]
    hi -> hitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √hi]
    hitvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svajīvitam -
  • svajīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svajīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse bandhundeśam*ce
  • ceha -
  • cah (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • yade -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
  • itayā -
  • itā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    i -> itā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √i class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “trīṇyetāni pradattāni tubhyaṃ citracaritrayā
  • trī -
  • tri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ṇye -
  • ṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • itāni -
  • ita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √i class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √i class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb]
  • pradattāni -
  • pradatta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tubhyam -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]
  • citra -
  • citra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    citra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caritrayā -
  • caritrā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.5.221

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 7.5.221 in Bengali sript:
হিত্বা স্বজীবিতং বন্ধুন্দেশং চেহ যদেতযা ।
ত্রীণ্যেতানি প্রদত্তানি তুভ্যং চিত্রচরিত্রযা ॥ ২২১ ॥

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