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 8.3.231

इति संचिन्त्य शक्राय तम् उच्चैःश्रवसं ददौ ।
वार्यमाणो ऽपि शुक्रेण नमुचिः स महाशयः ॥ २३१ ॥

iti saṃcintya śakrāya tam uccaiḥśravasaṃ dadau |
vāryamāṇo 'pi śukreṇa namuciḥ sa mahāśayaḥ || 231 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.3.231 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 (8.3.231). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Sancintya, Shakra, Uccaihshravas, Uccaihshravasa, Dad, Dada, Dadi, Varyamana, Api, Shukra, Namuci, Mahashaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.3.231). 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: “iti saṃcintya śakrāya tam uccaiḥśravasaṃ dadau
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sañcintya -
  • sañcintya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sañcintya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śakrāya -
  • śakra (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śakra (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • uccaiḥśravasam -
  • uccaiḥśravasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uccaiḥśravas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dadau -
  • dad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dadi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dadi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    dai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    de (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “vāryamāṇo 'pi śukreṇa namuciḥ sa mahāśayaḥ
  • vāryamāṇo' -
  • vṛ -> vāryamāṇa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • śukreṇa -
  • śukra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śukra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • namuciḥ -
  • namuci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahāśayaḥ -
  • mahāśaya (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 8.3.231

Cover of edition (2005)

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 8.3.231 in Bengali sript:
ইতি সংচিন্ত্য শক্রায তম্ উচ্চৈঃশ্রবসং দদৌ ।
বার্যমাণো ঽপি শুক্রেণ নমুচিঃ স মহাশযঃ ॥ ২৩১ ॥

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