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 7.9.251

आख्यातं नरवाहनदत्तेन ततो विमानकर्तारम् ।
उपकारिणां स राजा प्राणधरं तम् अपि मानयामास ॥ २५० ॥

ākhyātaṃ naravāhanadattena tato vimānakartāram |
upakāriṇāṃ sa rājā prāṇadharaṃ tam api mānayāmāsa || 250 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.251 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 (7.9.251). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Akhyata, Naravahanadatta, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Vimanaka, Rita, Aram, Ara, Upakarin, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Pranadhara, Api,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.251). 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: “ākhyātaṃ naravāhanadattena tato vimānakartāram
  • ākhyātam -
  • ākhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ākhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ākhyātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • naravāhanadattena -
  • naravāhanadatta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • vimānakar -
  • vimānaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛtā -
  • ṛta (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aram -
  • aram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “upakāriṇāṃ sa rājā prāṇadharaṃ tam api mānayāmāsa
  • upakāriṇām -
  • upakārin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    upakārin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • 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]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • mānayāmā -
  • mān (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first plural]
    man (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.251

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 7.9.251 in Bengali sript:
আখ্যাতং নরবাহনদত্তেন ততো বিমানকর্তারম্ ।
উপকারিণাং স রাজা প্রাণধরং তম্ অপি মানযামাস ॥ ২৫০ ॥

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