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 7.9.153

कन्याजन्मफलं कस्माद्विवाहं सखि नेच्छसि ।
इति मत्सुतया सा च सख्या पृष्टेदम् अब्रवीत् ॥ १५३ ॥

kanyājanmaphalaṃ kasmādvivāhaṃ sakhi necchasi |
iti matsutayā sā ca sakhyā pṛṣṭedam abravīt || 153 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.153 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 (7.9.153). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kani, Kanya, Ajanma, Phala, Kasmat, Kah, Kim, Vivaha, Sakhi, Nri, Iti, Math, Prishta, Prishti, Idam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.153). 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.

  • Line1: “kanyājanmaphalaṃ kasmādvivāhaṃ sakhi necchasi
  • kanyā -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    kanya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kanya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ājanma -
  • ājanma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ājanma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ājanma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • phalam -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kasmād -
  • kasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • vivāham -
  • vivāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vivāha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sakhi -
  • sakhi (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sakhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ne -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • icchasi -
  • iṣ (verb class 6)
    [present active second single]
  • Line2: “iti matsutayā ca sakhyā pṛṣṭedam abravīt
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • matsu -
  • math (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    math (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • tayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sakhyā -
  • sakhi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sakhī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pṛṣṭe -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √praś class 6 verb], [locative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative single from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [locative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb], [nominative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative single from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √praś class 6 verb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.153

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 7.9.153 in Bengali sript:
কন্যাজন্মফলং কস্মাদ্বিবাহং সখি নেচ্ছসি ।
ইতি মত্সুতযা সা চ সখ্যা পৃষ্টেদম্ অব্রবীত্ ॥ ১৫৩ ॥

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