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 9.1.143

जगाद च वयं धन्या यैर् अत्र लिखितो ऽप्य् अयम् ।
दृष्टो राजा नमस्तेभ्यः साक्षात्पश्यन्ति ये त्वमुम् ॥ १४३ ॥

jagāda ca vayaṃ dhanyā yair atra likhito 'py ayam |
dṛṣṭo rājā namastebhyaḥ sākṣātpaśyanti ye tvamum || 143 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.143 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 (9.1.143). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vaya, Asmad, Dhanya, Dhani, Yah, Yat, Atra, Aya, Idam, Drishta, Raja, Nama, Namas, Tad, Sakshat, Saksha, Pashyanti, Pashyat, Tva, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.143). 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: “jagāda ca vayaṃ dhanyā yair atra likhito 'py ayam
  • jagāda -
  • gad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vayam -
  • vaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative dual]
  • dhanyā* -
  • dhanya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dhanyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    dhanī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • yair -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse likhito'py*ay
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭo rājā namastebhyaḥ sākṣātpaśyanti ye tvamum
  • dṛṣṭo* -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • namas -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tebhyaḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • sākṣāt -
  • sākṣāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • paśyanti -
  • paśyantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.143

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 9.1.143 in Bengali sript:
জগাদ চ বযং ধন্যা যৈর্ অত্র লিখিতো ঽপ্য্ অযম্ ।
দৃষ্টো রাজা নমস্তেভ্যঃ সাক্ষাত্পশ্যন্তি যে ত্বমুম্ ॥ ১৪৩ ॥

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