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 9.2.68

किमेतदिति पृष्टश् च सर्वैर् विप्रो जगाद सः ।
मया जन्म स्मृतं पूर्वं तच् च वच्मि निशम्यताम् ॥ ६७ ॥

kimetaditi pṛṣṭaś ca sarvair vipro jagāda saḥ |
mayā janma smṛtaṃ pūrvaṃ tac ca vacmi niśamyatām || 67 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.68 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 (9.2.68). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kimi, Tad, Prishta, Sarva, Vipra, Maya, Janma, Janman, Smrita, Purva, Nisha, Yat, Yata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.68). 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: “kimetaditi pṛṣṭaś ca sarvair vipro jagāda saḥ”
  • kime -
  • kimi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kime (vocative single)
    kimi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kime (vocative single)
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    iti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • pṛṣṭaś -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pṛṣṭaḥ (nominative single)
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    pṛṣṭaḥ (nominative single), from √pṛṣ (class 1 verb)
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    pṛṣṭaḥ (nominative single), from √praś (class 6 verb)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • sarvair -
  • sarva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarvaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    sarva (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sarvaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • vipro* -
  • vipra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vipraḥ (nominative single)
  • jagāda -
  • gad (verb class 1); (2 der.)
    jagāda (perfect active first single)
    jagāda (perfect active third single)
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saḥ (nominative single)
  • Line2: “mayā janma smṛtaṃ pūrvaṃ tac ca vacmi niśamyatām”
  • mayā* -
  • maya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    mayāḥ (nominative plural)
    mayāḥ (vocative plural)
    mayā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    mayāḥ (nominative plural)
    mayāḥ (vocative plural)
    mayāḥ (accusative plural)
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    janma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    janma (vocative single)
    janman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    janma (compound)
    janma (adverb)
    janma (nominative single)
    janma (vocative single)
    janma (accusative single)
  • smṛtam -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    smṛtam (adverb)
    smṛtam (accusative single)
    smṛta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    smṛtam (adverb)
    smṛtam (nominative single)
    smṛtam (accusative single)
    smṛtā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    smṛtam (adverb)
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    smṛtam (accusative single), from √smṛ (class 1 verb)
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    smṛtam (nominative single), from √smṛ (class 1 verb)
    smṛtam (accusative single), from √smṛ (class 1 verb)
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pūrvam (adverb)
    pūrvam (accusative single)
    pūrva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    pūrvam (nominative single)
    pūrvam (accusative single)
  • tac -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • vacmi -
  • vac (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    vacmi (present active first single)
  • niśam -
  • niśam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    niśa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    niśam (adverb)
    niśam (nominative single)
    niśam (accusative single)
    niśā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    niśam (adverb)
  • yatām -
  • yat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yatām (genitive plural)
    yat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yatām (genitive plural)
    yatā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yatām (accusative single)
    yatām (accusative single)
    i -> yat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    yatām (genitive plural), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i -> yat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    yatām (genitive plural), from √i (class 2 verb)
    yam -> yatā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    yatām (accusative single), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    yatām (imperative middle third plural)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.68

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 9.2.68 in Bengali sript:
কিমেতদিতি পৃষ্টশ্ চ সর্বৈর্ বিপ্রো জগাদ সঃ ।
মযা জন্ম স্মৃতং পূর্বং তচ্ চ বচ্মি নিশম্যতাম্ ॥ ৬৭ ॥

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