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 9.2.46

अद्य मां निर्गतां दैवाद्दृष्ट्वाकृष्टकृपाणिकः ।
हठशर्मा स हन्तुं मामितो यावत् प्रधावितः ॥ ४५ ॥

adya māṃ nirgatāṃ daivāddṛṣṭvākṛṣṭakṛpāṇikaḥ |
haṭhaśarmā sa hantuṃ māmito yāvat pradhāvitaḥ || 45 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.46 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 (9.2.46). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Adya, Asmad, Nirgata, Daiva, Akrishta, Kripani, Kah, Hathasharman, Hantu, Tas, Yavat, Pradhavita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.46). 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: “adya māṃ nirgatāṃ daivāddṛṣṭvākṛṣṭakṛpāṇikaḥ”
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    adya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    adya (vocative single)
    adya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    adya (vocative single)
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    mām (accusative single)
    mām (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    mām (accusative single)
  • nirgatām -
  • nirgatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    nirgatām (accusative single)
  • daivād -
  • daivāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    daiva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    daivāt (adverb)
    daivāt (ablative single)
    daiva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    daivāt (adverb)
    daivāt (ablative single)
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive); (2 der.)
    (absolutive), from √dṛś
    (absolutive), from √dṛś
  • akṛṣṭa -
  • akṛṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    akṛṣṭa (vocative single)
    akṛṣṭa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    akṛṣṭa (vocative single)
  • kṛpāṇi -
  • kṛpāṇi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṛpāṇī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kṛpāṇi (adverb)
    kṛpāṇi (vocative single)
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kaḥ (nominative single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line2: “haṭhaśarmā sa hantuṃ māmito yāvat pradhāvitaḥ”
  • haṭhaśarmā -
  • haṭhaśarman (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    haṭhaśarmā (nominative single)
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    sa (vocative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sa (nominative single)
  • hantum -
  • han -> hantum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √han
    han -> hantum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √han
    hantu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    hantum (accusative single)
  • māmi -
  • (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    māmi (present active first single)
  • to* -
  • tas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    tas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    taḥ (nominative single)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    taḥ (accusative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    taḥ (nominative single)
  • yāvat -
  • yāvat (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yāvat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yāvat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    yāvat (nominative single)
    yāvat (vocative single)
    yāvat (accusative single)
  • pradhāvitaḥ -
  • pradhāvita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pradhāvitaḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.46

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 9.2.46 in Bengali sript:
অদ্য মাং নির্গতাং দৈবাদ্দৃষ্ট্বাকৃষ্টকৃপাণিকঃ ।
হঠশর্মা স হন্তুং মামিতো যাবত্ প্রধাবিতঃ ॥ ৪৫ ॥

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