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 9.1.185

नृत्तगीतादिभिर् याते दिने नक्तं विवेश च ।
सूत्को रूपलतावासभवनं सो ऽवनीपतिः ॥ १८५ ॥

nṛttagītādibhir yāte dine naktaṃ viveśa ca |
sūtko rūpalatāvāsabhavanaṃ so 'vanīpatiḥ || 185 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.185 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 (9.1.185). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nritta, Gita, Yat, Yata, Yati, Dina, Naktam, Nakta, Sut, Kah, Rupalata, Vasabhavana, Sah, Avanipati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.185). 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: “nṛttagītādibhir yāte dine naktaṃ viveśa ca
  • nṛtta -
  • nṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nṛt -> nṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
    nṛt -> nṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
  • gītād -
  • gīta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    gīta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ibhir -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • yāte -
  • yāt (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    yāta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    yātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    -> yāta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb], [locative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb]
    yāti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • dine -
  • dina (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dina (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • naktam -
  • naktam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nakta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nakta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    naktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    naj -> nakta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √naj class 6 verb]
    naj -> nakta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √naj class 6 verb], [accusative single from √naj class 6 verb]
  • viveśa -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    viś (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]
  • Line 2: “sūtko rūpalatāvāsabhavanaṃ so 'vanīpatiḥ
  • sūt -
  • sūt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rūpalatā -
  • rūpalatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vāsabhavanam -
  • vāsabhavana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • avanīpatiḥ -
  • avanīpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.185

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 9.1.185 in Bengali sript:
নৃত্তগীতাদিভির্ যাতে দিনে নক্তং বিবেশ চ ।
সূত্কো রূপলতাবাসভবনং সো ঽবনীপতিঃ ॥ ১৮৫ ॥

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