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 8.6.71

तद् इदानीम् अपर्याप्ताः कथं युध्यामहे द्वयोः ।
अयुद्धे रुद्धके वीर स्थास्यामश् च कियच् चिरम् ॥ ७१ ॥

tad idānīm aparyāptāḥ kathaṃ yudhyāmahe dvayoḥ |
ayuddhe ruddhake vīra sthāsyāmaś ca kiyac ciram || 71 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.6.71 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 (8.6.71). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Idanim, Aparyapta, Katham, Katha, Dva, Dvayu, Ayuddha, Ruddhaka, Vira, Kiyat, Ciram, Cira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.6.71). 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: “tad idānīm aparyāptāḥ kathaṃ yudhyāmahe dvayoḥ
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • idānīm -
  • idānīm (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aparyāptāḥ -
  • aparyāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aparyāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yudhyāmahe -
  • yudh (verb class 1)
    [present passive first plural]
    yudh (verb class 4)
    [present middle first plural], [present passive first plural]
  • dvayoḥ -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    dva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    dvayu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dvayu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ayuddhe ruddhake vīra sthāsyāmaś ca kiyac ciram
  • ayuddhe -
  • ayuddha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ayuddha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ayuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ruddhake -
  • ruddhaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vīra -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthāsyāmaś -
  • sthā (verb class 1)
    [future active first plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kiyac -
  • kiyat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kiyat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    kiyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.6.71

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 8.6.71 in Bengali sript:
তদ্ ইদানীম্ অপর্যাপ্তাঃ কথং যুধ্যামহে দ্বযোঃ ।
অযুদ্ধে রুদ্ধকে বীর স্থাস্যামশ্ চ কিযচ্ চিরম্ ॥ ৭১ ॥

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