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 9.5.90

देया तावन्मयान्यस्मै उहितैषा स चोचितः ।
भूपः कनकवर्षो ऽस्मादृशो ऽप्येतां च याचते ॥ ९० ॥

deyā tāvanmayānyasmai uhitaiṣā sa cocitaḥ |
bhūpaḥ kanakavarṣo 'smādṛśo 'pyetāṃ ca yācate || 90 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.90 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 (9.5.90). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Deya, Tavat, Idam, Ucita, Bhupa, Kanakavarsha, Asmadrisha, Api, Apya, Eta, Esha, Yacat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.90). 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: “deyā tāvanmayānyasmai uhitaiṣā sa cocitaḥ
  • deyā -
  • deyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāvan -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mayānya -
  • (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
    may (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • asmai -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • uhi -
  • u (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • taiṣā -
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucitaḥ -
  • ucita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    uc -> ucita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √uc class 4 verb]
  • Line 2: “bhūpaḥ kanakavarṣo 'smādṛśo 'pyetāṃ ca yācate
  • bhūpaḥ -
  • bhūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kanakavarṣo' -
  • kanakavarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmādṛśo' -
  • asmādṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • apye -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    apyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • etām -
  • etā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yācate -
  • yāc -> yācat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √yāc class 1 verb]
    yāc -> yācat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √yāc class 1 verb]
    yāc (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.90

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 9.5.90 in Bengali sript:
দেযা তাবন্মযান্যস্মৈ উহিতৈষা স চোচিতঃ ।
ভূপঃ কনকবর্ষো ঽস্মাদৃশো ঽপ্যেতাং চ যাচতে ॥ ৯০ ॥

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