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 7.9.40

यन्मया न कृतं वाक्यं तव दुष्कृतबुद्धिना ।
तस्यैष पाकः प्रसृतो यो ऽयं त्वय्यप्यपापिनि ॥ ४० ॥

yanmayā na kṛtaṃ vākyaṃ tava duṣkṛtabuddhinā |
tasyaiṣa pākaḥ prasṛto yo 'yaṃ tvayyapyapāpini || 40 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.40 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 (7.9.40). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yanmaya, Krit, Krita, Vakya, Yushmad, Dushkrita, Nri, Tad, Tas, Aisha, Paka, Prasrita, Yah, Aya, Idam, Apya, Papin, Papini,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.40). 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: “yanmayā na kṛtaṃ vākyaṃ tava duṣkṛtabuddhinā
  • yanmayā* -
  • yanmaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • vākyam -
  • vākya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vak class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • duṣkṛta -
  • duṣkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duṣkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • buddhi -
  • buddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tasyaiṣa pākaḥ prasṛto yo 'yaṃ tvayyapyapāpini
  • tasyai -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single], [imperative passive first single]
  • aiṣa -
  • aiṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pākaḥ -
  • pāka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prasṛto* -
  • prasṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yo' -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvayya -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [locative single]
  • apya -
  • apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāpini -
  • pāpinī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pāpin (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pāpin (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.40

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 7.9.40 in Bengali sript:
যন্মযা ন কৃতং বাক্যং তব দুষ্কৃতবুদ্ধিনা ।
তস্যৈষ পাকঃ প্রসৃতো যো ঽযং ত্বয্যপ্যপাপিনি ॥ ৪০ ॥

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