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 9.2.43

इहैव युष्मद्भृत्यस्य बलिनो वीरशर्मणः ।
राजपुत्रस्य दासीत्वं शरण्यस्याहम् आश्रयम् ॥ ४२ ॥

ihaiva yuṣmadbhṛtyasya balino vīraśarmaṇaḥ |
rājaputrasya dāsītvaṃ śaraṇyasyāham āśrayam || 42 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.43 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 (9.2.43). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yushmad, Bhritya, Balin, Bali, Virasharman, Rajaputra, Dasitva, Sharanya, Aha, Asmad, Ashraya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.43). 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.

  • Line1: “ihaiva yuṣmadbhṛtyasya balino vīraśarmaṇaḥ”
  • ihai -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iha (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • yuṣmad -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    yuṣmat (ablative plural)
  • bhṛtyasya -
  • bhṛtya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhṛtyasya (genitive single)
    bhṛtya (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhṛtyasya (genitive single)
  • balino* -
  • balin (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    balinaḥ (nominative plural)
    balinaḥ (vocative plural)
    balinaḥ (accusative plural)
    balinaḥ (ablative single)
    balinaḥ (genitive single)
    balin (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    balinaḥ (ablative single)
    balinaḥ (genitive single)
    balī (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    balinaḥ (ablative single)
    balinaḥ (genitive single)
  • vīraśarmaṇaḥ -
  • vīraśarman (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vīraśarmaṇaḥ (accusative plural)
    vīraśarmaṇaḥ (ablative single)
    vīraśarmaṇaḥ (genitive single)
  • Line2: “rājaputrasya dāsītvaṃ śaraṇyasyāham āśrayam”
  • rājaputrasya -
  • rājaputra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rājaputrasya (genitive single)
  • dāsītvam -
  • dāsītva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    dāsītvam (adverb)
    dāsītvam (nominative single)
    dāsītvam (accusative single)
  • śaraṇyasyā -
  • śaraṇya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śaraṇyasya (genitive single)
    śaraṇya (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    śaraṇyasya (genitive single)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aham (adverb)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    aham (nominative single)
  • āśrayam -
  • āśraya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    āśrayam (adverb)
    āśrayam (accusative single)
    āśraya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    āśrayam (adverb)
    āśrayam (nominative single)
    āśrayam (accusative single)
    āśrayā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    āśrayam (adverb)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.43

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 9.2.43 in Bengali sript:
ইহৈব যুষ্মদ্ভৃত্যস্য বলিনো বীরশর্মণঃ ।
রাজপুত্রস্য দাসীত্বং শরণ্যস্যাহম্ আশ্রযম্ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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