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 9.1.162

यावद्याति पुरस्तावदग्रयायि निजं बलम् ।
पलायमानमावृत्तमकस्मात्स व्यलोकयत् ॥ १६२ ॥

yāvadyāti purastāvadagrayāyi nijaṃ balam |
palāyamānamāvṛttamakasmātsa vyalokayat || 162 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.162 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 (9.1.162). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yavat, Yat, Yati, Purah, Pur, Pura, Tavat, Agrayayin, Nija, Bala, Pala, Mana, Avritta, Akasmat, Vya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.162). 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: “yāvadyāti purastāvadagrayāyi nijaṃ balam
  • yāvad -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yāti -
  • yāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • puras -
  • puraḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    puraḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • agrayāyi -
  • agrayāyin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    agrayāyin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nijam -
  • nija (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nija (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nijā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • balam -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    balā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “palāyamānamāvṛttamakasmātsa vyalokayat
  • palāya -
  • pala (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pala (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • mānam -
  • māna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    māna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    man -> māna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> māna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
  • āvṛttam -
  • āvṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āvṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āvṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • akasmāt -
  • akasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vya -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • alokayat -
  • lok (verb class 10)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.162

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 9.1.162 in Bengali sript:
যাবদ্যাতি পুরস্তাবদগ্রযাযি নিজং বলম্ ।
পলাযমানমাবৃত্তমকস্মাত্স ব্যলোকযত্ ॥ ১৬২ ॥

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