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 9.5.158

स च सेहे शरीरान्तर्गतनागीबलेन ताम् ।
ततस् तस्याधिविघ्नार्थं हेरम्बं प्रैर् अयद्गुहः ॥ १५७ ॥

sa ca sehe śarīrāntargatanāgībalena tām |
tatas tasyādhivighnārthaṃ herambaṃ prair ayadguhaḥ || 157 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.158 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 (9.5.158). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shariranta, Ric, Nagi, Nagin, Bala, Tad, Tata, Adhi, Vighna, Artha, Heramba, Pra, Ayat, Guh, Guha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.158). 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.

  • Line1: “sa ca sehe śarīrāntargatanāgībalena tām”
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sa (vocative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sa (nominative single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • sehe -
  • sah (verb class 1); (2 der.)
    sehe (perfect middle first single)
    sehe (perfect middle third single)
    sah (verb class 4); (2 der.)
    sehe (perfect middle first single)
    sehe (perfect middle third single)
  • śarīrāntar -
  • śarīrānta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śarīrānta (vocative single)
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ṛk (compound)
    ṛk (adverb)
    ṛk (nominative single)
    ṛk (vocative single)
  • ata -
  • at (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    ata (imperative active second single)
  • nāgī -
  • nāgī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    nāgī (nominative single)
    nāgin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nāgī (nominative single)
  • balena -
  • bala (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    balena (instrumental single)
    bala (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    balena (instrumental single)
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tām (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    tām (accusative single)
    tām (accusative single)
  • Line2: “tatas tasyādhivighnārthaṃ herambaṃ prair ayadguhaḥ”
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tataḥ (ablative single)
    tataḥ (ablative dual)
    tataḥ (ablative plural)
    tata (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tataḥ (nominative single)
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    tataḥ (nominative single), from √tan (class 8 verb)
    sa (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    tataḥ (ablative single)
    tataḥ (ablative dual)
    tataḥ (ablative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    tataḥ (ablative single)
    tataḥ (ablative dual)
    tataḥ (ablative plural)
    tataḥ (ablative single)
    tataḥ (ablative dual)
    tataḥ (ablative plural)
  • tasyā -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √tas
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    tas (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    tasya (imperative active second single)
  • adhi -
  • adhi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    adhi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    adhī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    adhi (adverb)
    adhi (vocative single)
    adhī (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    adhi (compound)
    adhi (adverb)
    adhi (vocative single)
    adhī (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    adhi (compound)
    adhi (adverb)
    adhi (nominative single)
    adhi (vocative single)
    adhi (accusative single)
  • vighnā -
  • vighna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vighna (vocative single)
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    artham (adverb)
    artham (accusative single)
    artha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    artham (adverb)
    artham (nominative single)
    artham (accusative single)
  • herambam -
  • heramba (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    herambam (adverb)
    herambam (nominative single)
    herambam (accusative single)
  • prair -
  • pra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    praiḥ (instrumental plural)
    pra (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    praiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • ayad -
  • ayat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    ayat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ayat (nominative single)
    ayat (vocative single)
    ayat (accusative single)
  • guhaḥ -
  • guh (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    guhaḥ (nominative plural)
    guhaḥ (vocative plural)
    guhaḥ (accusative plural)
    guhaḥ (ablative single)
    guhaḥ (genitive single)
    guha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    guhaḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.158

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 9.5.158 in Bengali sript:
স চ সেহে শরীরান্তর্গতনাগীবলেন তাম্ ।
ততস্ তস্যাধিবিঘ্নার্থং হেরম্বং প্রৈর্ অযদ্গুহঃ ॥ ১৫৭ ॥

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