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 9.1.213

तावच् च हेमरत्नादिभारवाहाः सहस्रशः ।
अन्ये ऽप्य् अवतरन्ति स्म तत्र विद्याधरा दिवः ॥ २१३ ॥

tāvac ca hemaratnādibhāravāhāḥ sahasraśaḥ |
anye 'py avataranti sma tatra vidyādharā divaḥ || 213 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.213 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 (9.1.213). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tavat, Hemaratna, Ibha, Arava, Ahar, Sahasrashah, Sahasrashas, Sma, Tatra, Vidyadhara, Div,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.213). 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: “tāvac ca hemaratnādibhāravāhāḥ sahasraśaḥ
  • tāvac -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hemaratnād -
  • hemaratna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    hemaratna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ibhā -
  • ibha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aravā -
  • arava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aravā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahāḥ -
  • ahar (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single], [aorist active second single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active second single]
  • sahasraśaḥ -
  • sahasraśaḥ (indeclinable)
    sahasraśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “anye 'py avataranti sma tatra vidyādharā divaḥ
  • Cannot analyse anye'py*av
  • avataranti -
  • avatṝ (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    sman (noun, masculine)
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • vidyādharā* -
  • vidyādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vidyādharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • divaḥ -
  • div (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.213

Cover of edition (2005)

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 9.1.213 in Bengali sript:
তাবচ্ চ হেমরত্নাদিভারবাহাঃ সহস্রশঃ ।
অন্যে ঽপ্য্ অবতরন্তি স্ম তত্র বিদ্যাধরা দিবঃ ॥ ২১৩ ॥

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