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 9.4.202

कस्माद् अपररात्रार्थं सरकं भोगवर्मणः ।
चिन्तितं नाद्य युष्माभिः क्व भवद्भिः स्थितं शठाः ॥ २०२ ॥

kasmād apararātrārthaṃ sarakaṃ bhogavarmaṇaḥ |
cintitaṃ nādya yuṣmābhiḥ kva bhavadbhiḥ sthitaṃ śaṭhāḥ || 202 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.4.202 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 (9.4.202). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kasmat, Kah, Kim, Apararatra, Artha, Saraka, Bhogavarman, Cintita, Nadya, Yushmad, Kva, Bhavat, Bhavant, Sthita, Shatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.4.202). 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: “kasmād apararātrārthaṃ sarakaṃ bhogavarmaṇaḥ
  • kasmād -
  • kasmāt (indeclinable)
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • apararātrā -
  • apararātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarakam -
  • saraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sarakā (noun, feminine)
  • bhogavarmaṇaḥ -
  • bhogavarman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “cintitaṃ nādya yuṣmābhiḥ kva bhavadbhiḥ sthitaṃ śaṭhāḥ
  • cintitam -
  • cintita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cintita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cintitā (noun, feminine)
  • nādya -
  • nādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nad -> nādya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √nad]
    nad -> nādya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √nad]
    nad -> nādya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √nad]
    nad -> nādya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √nad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √nad]
    nad -> nādya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √nad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √nad]
  • yuṣmābhiḥ -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental plural]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • bhavadbhiḥ -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • śaṭhāḥ -
  • śaṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śaṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.4.202

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 9.4.202 in Bengali sript:
কস্মাদ্ অপররাত্রার্থং সরকং ভোগবর্মণঃ ।
চিন্তিতং নাদ্য যুষ্মাভিঃ ক্ব ভবদ্ভিঃ স্থিতং শঠাঃ ॥ ২০২ ॥

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