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 9.4.159

तच् छ्रुत्वा स हसित्वा च दत्तदानो महीपतिः ।
ददौ वस्त्रहिरण्यादि तस्मै बहुसुवर्णकम् ॥ १५९ ॥

tac chrutvā sa hasitvā ca dattadāno mahīpatiḥ |
dadau vastrahiraṇyādi tasmai bahusuvarṇakam || 159 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.4.159 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 (9.4.159). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Datta, Dana, Mahipati, Dad, Dada, Dadi, Vastri, Vastra, Ahiranya, Tad, Bahusuvarnaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.4.159). 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: “tac chrutvā sa hasitvā ca dattadāno mahīpatiḥ
  • tac -
  • Cannot analyse chrutvā*sa
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hasitvā -
  • has -> hasitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √has]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • datta -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • dāno* -
  • dāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahīpatiḥ -
  • mahīpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dadau vastrahiraṇyādi tasmai bahusuvarṇakam
  • dadau -
  • dad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dadi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dadi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    dai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    de (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • vastra -
  • vastṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vastṛ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vastra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ahiraṇyā -
  • ahiraṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ahiraṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ahiraṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adi -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • bahusuvarṇakam -
  • bahusuvarṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bahusuvarṇaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bahusuvarṇakā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.4.159

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 9.4.159 in Bengali sript:
তচ্ ছ্রুত্বা স হসিত্বা চ দত্তদানো মহীপতিঃ ।
দদৌ বস্ত্রহিরণ্যাদি তস্মৈ বহুসুবর্ণকম্ ॥ ১৫৯ ॥

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