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 9.1.153

राज्ञस् तस्य वपुष्यस्या लावण्यसरसीक्षतः ।
मग्ना दृष्टिस् तथा नैतामुद्धर्तुमशकद्यथा ॥ १५३ ॥

rājñas tasya vapuṣyasyā lāvaṇyasarasīkṣataḥ |
magnā dṛṣṭis tathā naitāmuddhartumaśakadyathā || 153 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.153 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 (9.1.153). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajan, Tad, Lavanya, Saras, Sarasi, Kshata, Magna, Drishti, Tatha, Nri, Uddha, Uddhri, Ritu, Atha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.153). 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: “rājñas tasya vapuṣyasyā lāvaṇyasarasīkṣataḥ
  • rājñas -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vapuṣyasyā -
  • lāvaṇya -
  • lāvaṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarasī -
  • sarasī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    saras (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṣataḥ -
  • kṣata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣan -> kṣata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṣan class 8 verb]
  • Line 2: “magnā dṛṣṭis tathā naitāmuddhartumaśakadyathā
  • magnā* -
  • magna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    magnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    majj -> magna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √majj class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √majj class 6 verb]
    majj -> magnā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √majj class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √majj class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √majj class 6 verb]
  • dṛṣṭis -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nai -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aitām -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • uddhar -
  • uddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    uddhṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    uddhṛ (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛtum -
  • ṛtu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • aśa -
  • aśan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • ka -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dya -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.153

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 9.1.153 in Bengali sript:
রাজ্ঞস্ তস্য বপুষ্যস্যা লাবণ্যসরসীক্ষতঃ ।
মগ্না দৃষ্টিস্ তথা নৈতামুদ্ধর্তুমশকদ্যথা ॥ ১৫৩ ॥

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