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 9.1.145

तां मारमोहितां दृष्ट्वा सुतां स नृपतिस्तदा ।
कुमारिदत्तं तं चित्रकरं रूपधरो ऽभ्यधात् ॥ १४५ ॥

tāṃ māramohitāṃ dṛṣṭvā sutāṃ sa nṛpatistadā |
kumāridattaṃ taṃ citrakaraṃ rūpadharo 'bhyadhāt || 145 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.145 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 (9.1.145). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Maramohita, Sut, Suta, Nripati, Tada, Kumaridatta, Citrakara, Rupadhara, Abhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.145). 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: “tāṃ māramohitāṃ dṛṣṭvā sutāṃ sa nṛpatistadā
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • māramohitām -
  • māramohitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • sutām -
  • sut (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sut (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sutā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    su -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √su class 5 verb]
    -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
    su (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nṛpatis -
  • nṛpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kumāridattaṃ taṃ citrakaraṃ rūpadharo 'bhyadhāt
  • kumāridattam -
  • kumāridatta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • citrakaram -
  • citrakara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • rūpadharo' -
  • rūpadhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adhāt -
  • dhā (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 4)
    [aorist active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.145

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 9.1.145 in Bengali sript:
তাং মারমোহিতাং দৃষ্ট্বা সুতাং স নৃপতিস্তদা ।
কুমারিদত্তং তং চিত্রকরং রূপধরো ঽভ্যধাত্ ॥ ১৪৫ ॥

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