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 7.9.237

पूर्वमब्धेस्तटं तावद्यामो राज्यधरान्तिकम् ।
ततो हृहमिति प्राणधरं तं निजगाद सः ॥ २३६ ॥

pūrvamabdhestaṭaṃ tāvadyāmo rājyadharāntikam |
tato hṛhamiti prāṇadharaṃ taṃ nijagāda saḥ || 236 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.237 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 (7.9.237). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purvam, Purva, Abdhi, Tata, Tavat, Yama, Rajyadhara, Tika, Pranadhara, Tap, Nija, Sah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.237). 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: “pūrvamabdhestaṭaṃ tāvadyāmo rājyadharāntikam
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • abdhes -
  • abdhi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • taṭam -
  • taṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yāmo* -
  • yāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • rājyadharān -
  • rājyadhara (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tikam -
  • tika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tato hṛhamiti prāṇadharaṃ taṃ nijagāda saḥ
  • tato* -
  • Cannot analyse hṛhamiti*pr
  • prāṇadharam -
  • prāṇadhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nija -
  • nija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gād -
  • ga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [injunctive active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [injunctive active third single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.237

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 7.9.237 in Bengali sript:
পূর্বমব্ধেস্তটং তাবদ্যামো রাজ্যধরান্তিকম্ ।
ততো হৃহমিতি প্রাণধরং তং নিজগাদ সঃ ॥ ২৩৬ ॥

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