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 9.1.163

किमेतदिति संभ्रान्तं तं चाभ्येत्यैव तत्क्षणम् ।
राजपुत्रो गजारूढो निर्भयाख्यो व्यजिज्ञपत् ॥ १६३ ॥

kimetaditi saṃbhrāntaṃ taṃ cābhyetyaiva tatkṣaṇam |
rājaputro gajārūḍho nirbhayākhyo vyajijñapat || 163 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.163 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 (9.1.163). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kimi, Tad, Tat, Iti, Sambhranta, Abhyetya, Tatkshana, Rajaputra, Gajarudha, Nirbhaya, Vya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.163). 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: “kimetaditi saṃbhrāntaṃ taṃ cābhyetyaiva tatkṣaṇam
  • kime -
  • kimi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kimi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sambhrāntam -
  • sambhrānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sambhrānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sambhrāntā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • 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]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyetyai -
  • abhyetya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tatkṣaṇam -
  • tatkṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “rājaputro gajārūḍho nirbhayākhyo vyajijñapat
  • rājaputro* -
  • rājaputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gajārūḍho* -
  • gajārūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirbhayā -
  • nirbhaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirbhaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirbhayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akhyo* -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second 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]
  • ajijñapat -
  • jñā (verb class 0)
    [aorist active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.163

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 9.1.163 in Bengali sript:
কিমেতদিতি সংভ্রান্তং তং চাভ্যেত্যৈব তত্ক্ষণম্ ।
রাজপুত্রো গজারূঢো নির্ভযাখ্যো ব্যজিজ্ঞপত্ ॥ ১৬৩ ॥

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