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 9.2.288

पतितं मज्जयन्तीषु दर्शितोत्कलिकासु च ।
प्राज्ञः पतत्यगाधासु न स्त्रीषु च नदीषु च ॥ २८७ ॥

patitaṃ majjayantīṣu darśitotkalikāsu ca |
prājñaḥ patatyagādhāsu na strīṣu ca nadīṣu ca || 287 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.288 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 (9.2.288). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Patita, Majjayanti, Darshita, Utkalika, Prajna, Patat, Agadha, Strishu, Stri, Nadi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.288). 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: “patitaṃ majjayantīṣu darśitotkalikāsu ca
  • patitam -
  • patita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    patita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    patitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pat -> patita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
  • majjayantīṣu -
  • majj -> majjayantī (participle, feminine)
    [locative plural from √majj]
  • darśito -
  • darśita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    darśita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛś -> darśita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> darśita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    darśitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> darśita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> darśita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> darśitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś]
  • utkalikāsu -
  • utkalikā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “prājñaḥ patatyagādhāsu na strīṣu ca nadīṣu ca
  • prājñaḥ -
  • prājña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • patatya -
  • patat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    patat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pat -> patat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [locative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • agādhāsu -
  • agādhā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • strīṣu -
  • strīṣū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    strī (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nadīṣu -
  • nadī (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.288

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 9.2.288 in Bengali sript:
পতিতং মজ্জযন্তীষু দর্শিতোত্কলিকাসু চ ।
প্রাজ্ঞঃ পতত্যগাধাসু ন স্ত্রীষু চ নদীষু চ ॥ ২৮৭ ॥

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