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 8.2.398

इष्टस् ते श्रुतशर्मा मघवन् सूर्यप्रभश् च शर्वस्य ।
न च तस्येच्छामि तथा तेनाज्ञप्तश् च पूर्वम् अत्र मयः ॥ ३९८ ॥

iṣṭas te śrutaśarmā maghavan sūryaprabhaś ca śarvasya |
na ca tasyecchāmi tathā tenājñaptaś ca pūrvam atra mayaḥ || 398 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.398 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 (8.2.398). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ishta, Tad, Yushmad, Shrutasharman, Maghavan, Maghavat, Suryaprabha, Sharva, Sha, Amin, Tatha, Tena, Ajnapta, Purvam, Purva, Atra, Maya, Mayas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.398). 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: “iṣṭas te śrutaśarmā maghavan sūryaprabhaś ca śarvasya
  • iṣṭas -
  • iṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • śrutaśarmā -
  • śrutaśarman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • maghavan -
  • maghavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    maghavan (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
    maghavat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • sūryaprabhaś -
  • sūryaprabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śarvasya -
  • śarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “na ca tasyecchāmi tathā tenājñaptaś ca pūrvam atra mayaḥ
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tasyecch -
  • tas (verb class 4)
    [optative active third single]
  • śā -
  • śa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tenā -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ājñaptaś -
  • ājñapta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mayaḥ -
  • mayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    maya (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 8.2.398

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 8.2.398 in Bengali sript:
ইষ্টস্ তে শ্রুতশর্মা মঘবন্ সূর্যপ্রভশ্ চ শর্বস্য ।
ন চ তস্যেচ্ছামি তথা তেনাজ্ঞপ্তশ্ চ পূর্বম্ অত্র মযঃ ॥ ৩৯৮ ॥

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