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 9.5.165

घटोदरः शूर्पकर्णो गणाध्यक्षो मदोत्कटः ।
पाशहस्तो ऽम्बरीषश् च जम्बकस्त्रिशिखायुधः ॥ १६४ ॥

ghaṭodaraḥ śūrpakarṇo gaṇādhyakṣo madotkaṭaḥ |
pāśahasto 'mbarīṣaś ca jambakastriśikhāyudhaḥ || 164 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.165 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 (9.5.165). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ghatodara, Shurpakarna, Ganadhyaksha, Madotkata, Pashahasta, Ambarisha, Jamba, Kah, Trishikha, Ayudha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.165). 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: “ghaṭodaraḥ śūrpakarṇo gaṇādhyakṣo madotkaṭaḥ
  • ghaṭodaraḥ -
  • ghaṭodara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śūrpakarṇo* -
  • śūrpakarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gaṇādhyakṣo* -
  • gaṇādhyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • madotkaṭaḥ -
  • madotkaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pāśahasto 'mbarīṣaś ca jambakastriśikhāyudhaḥ
  • pāśahasto' -
  • pāśahasta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ambarīṣaś -
  • ambarīṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jamba -
  • jamba (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kas -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • triśikhā -
  • triśikha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    triśikha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    triśikhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayudhaḥ -
  • ayudha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.165

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 9.5.165 in Bengali sript:
ঘটোদরঃ শূর্পকর্ণো গণাধ্যক্ষো মদোত্কটঃ ।
পাশহস্তো ঽম্বরীষশ্ চ জম্বকস্ত্রিশিখাযুধঃ ॥ ১৬৪ ॥

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