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 8.2.377

यश् चासुरो ऽभूत् त्रिशिरा स जातः सिद्धार्थनामा सचिवो मयस्य ।
वातापिर् इत्य् आस च दानवो यः प्रज्ञाढ्यनामास्य स एव मन्त्री ॥ ३७७ ॥

yaś cāsuro 'bhūt triśirā sa jātaḥ siddhārthanāmā sacivo mayasya |
vātāpir ity āsa ca dānavo yaḥ prajñāḍhyanāmāsya sa eva mantrī || 377 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.377 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 (8.2.377). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yah, Trishira, Jatri, Jata, Siddhartha, Saciva, Maya, Asa, Danava, Danu, Prajnadhya, Naman, Idam, Sah, Eva, Mantri, Mantrin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.377). 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: “yaś cāsuro 'bhūt triśirā sa jātaḥ siddhārthanāmā sacivo mayasya
  • yaś -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāsu -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • ro' -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • triśirā -
  • triśirā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jātaḥ -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • siddhārtha -
  • siddhārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    siddhārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāmā -
  • sacivo* -
  • saciva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mayasya -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “vātāpir ity āsa ca dānavo yaḥ prajñāḍhyanāmāsya sa eva mantrī
  • Cannot analyse vātāpirity*ās
  • āsa -
  • āsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
    as (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dānavo* -
  • dānavas (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dānu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dānu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prajñāḍhya -
  • prajñāḍhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāmā -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mantrī -
  • mantrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mantrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    mantri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mantrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.377

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 8.2.377 in Bengali sript:
যশ্ চাসুরো ঽভূত্ ত্রিশিরা স জাতঃ সিদ্ধার্থনামা সচিবো মযস্য ।
বাতাপির্ ইত্য্ আস চ দানবো যঃ প্রজ্ঞাঢ্যনামাস্য স এব মন্ত্রী ॥ ৩৭৭ ॥

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