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 9.5.59

तां निर्माय विधिर्मन्ये संजातेच्छो ऽपि तद्रसात् ।
निर्मातुमन्यां तद्रूपां युगैर् अपि न वेत्स्यति ॥ ५९ ॥

tāṃ nirmāya vidhirmanye saṃjāteccho 'pi tadrasāt |
nirmātumanyāṃ tadrūpāṃ yugair api na vetsyati || 59 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.59 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 (9.5.59). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nirmaya, Vidhi, Manya, Mani, Sanjata, Sanjati, Icchu, Api, Tadrasa, Nirma, Tadrupa, Yuga, Vetsyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.59). 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: “tāṃ nirmāya vidhirmanye saṃjāteccho 'pi tadrasāt
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nirmāya -
  • nirmāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirmāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhir -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • manye -
  • manya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    manya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    manyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    manī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    man (verb class 4)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single]
    man (verb class 8)
    [present passive first single]
  • sañjāte -
  • sañjāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    sañjāta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sañjātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sañjāti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    sañjāti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • iccho' -
  • icchu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    icchu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tadrasāt -
  • tadrasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “nirmātumanyāṃ tadrūpāṃ yugair api na vetsyati
  • nirmā -
  • nirmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • atuma -
  • tu (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • nyām -
  • ni (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tadrūpām -
  • tadrūpā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yugair -
  • yuga (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vetsyati -
  • vid -> vetsyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vetsyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vetsyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vetsyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vyadh -> vetsyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vyadh class 4 verb]
    vyadh -> vetsyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vyadh class 4 verb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [future active third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [future active third single]
    vyadh (verb class 4)
    [future active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.59

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 9.5.59 in Bengali sript:
তাং নির্মায বিধির্মন্যে সংজাতেচ্ছো ঽপি তদ্রসাত্ ।
নির্মাতুমন্যাং তদ্রূপাং যুগৈর্ অপি ন বেত্স্যতি ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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