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 8.6.165

सा तं मधुरया वाचा बभाषे मस्करिन्न् अहम् ।
विद्युन्मालाभिधा यक्षी यक्षिण्यश् चापरा इमाः ॥ १६५ ॥

sā taṃ madhurayā vācā babhāṣe maskarinn aham |
vidyunmālābhidhā yakṣī yakṣiṇyaś cāparā imāḥ || 165 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.6.165 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 (8.6.165). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tap, Madhura, Vaca, Maskarin, Aha, Asmad, Vidyunmala, Abhidha, Yakshi, Yakshin, Yakshini, Capa, Rai, Iyam, Idam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.6.165). 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: “ taṃ madhurayā vācā babhāṣe maskarinn aham
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • madhurayā -
  • madhurā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vācā* -
  • vācā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vāca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • babhāṣe -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • maskarinn -
  • maskarin (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vidyunmālābhidhā yakṣī yakṣiṇyaś cāparā imāḥ
  • vidyunmālā -
  • vidyunmāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidyunmālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhidhā* -
  • abhidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yakṣī -
  • yakṣī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    yakṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yakṣiṇyaś -
  • yakṣiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yakṣinī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • cāpa -
  • cāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rā*i -
  • rai (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • imāḥ -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.6.165

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 8.6.165 in Bengali sript:
সা তং মধুরযা বাচা বভাষে মস্করিন্ন্ অহম্ ।
বিদ্যুন্মালাভিধা যক্ষী যক্ষিণ্যশ্ চাপরা ইমাঃ ॥ ১৬৫ ॥

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