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 7.9.21

तस्यां बाहुबलाख्यो ऽस्ति काञ्च्यां ख्यातो महीपतिः ।
कोषे बद्ध्वा कृता येन चलापि श्रीर्भुजार्जिता ॥ २१ ॥

tasyāṃ bāhubalākhyo 'sti kāñcyāṃ khyāto mahīpatiḥ |
koṣe baddhvā kṛtā yena calāpi śrīrbhujārjitā || 21 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.21 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 (7.9.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bahubala, Asti, Kanci, Kancya, Khyata, Khyat, Mahipati, Kosha, Krita, Yena, Yah, Yat, Cala, Api, Shri, Bhuj, Bhuja, Arjita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.21). 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: “tasyāṃ bāhubalākhyo 'sti kāñcyāṃ khyāto mahīpatiḥ
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • bāhubalā -
  • bāhubala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāhubala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyo' -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • kāñcyām -
  • kāñci (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kāñcī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kāñc -> kāñcyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kāñc class 1 verb]
  • khyāto* -
  • khyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √khyā class 2 verb], [ablative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā -> khyāt (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [genitive single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • mahīpatiḥ -
  • mahīpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “koṣe baddhvā kṛtā yena calāpi śrīrbhujārjitā
  • koṣe -
  • koṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    koṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • baddhvā -
  • bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
  • kṛtā* -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • calā -
  • cala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    calā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    cal (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • śrīr -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative plural]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • bhujā -
  • bhuja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhuj (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhuj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhujā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhuj (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arjitā -
  • arjitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ṛj -> arjitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ṛj]
    ṛj (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.21

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 7.9.21 in Bengali sript:
তস্যাং বাহুবলাখ্যো ঽস্তি কাঞ্চ্যাং খ্যাতো মহীপতিঃ ।
কোষে বদ্ধ্বা কৃতা যেন চলাপি শ্রীর্ভুজার্জিতা ॥ ২১ ॥

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