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 9.5.203

तावद्गुहामुखाद्विन्ध्यस्याट्टहास इवोन्नदन् ।
सिंहः सटालो निर्गत्य हन्तुमभ्युत्पपात तम् ॥ २०२ ॥

tāvadguhāmukhādvindhyasyāṭṭahāsa ivonnadan |
siṃhaḥ saṭālo nirgatya hantumabhyutpapāta tam || 202 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.203 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 (9.5.203). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tavat, Guhamukha, Vindhya, Attahasa, Iva, Adat, Simha, Satala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.203). 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: “tāvadguhāmukhādvindhyasyāṭṭahāsa ivonnadan
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • guhāmukhād -
  • guhāmukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    guhāmukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • vindhyasyā -
  • vindhya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • aṭṭahāsa* -
  • aṭṭahāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ivo -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • ūnn -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • adan -
  • adat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “siṃhaḥ saṭālo nirgatya hantumabhyutpapāta tam
  • siṃhaḥ -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṭālo* -
  • saṭāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirgatya -
  • Cannot analyse hantumabhyutpapāta*ta
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.203

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 9.5.203 in Bengali sript:
তাবদ্গুহামুখাদ্বিন্ধ্যস্যাট্টহাস ইবোন্নদন্ ।
সিংহঃ সটালো নির্গত্য হন্তুমভ্যুত্পপাত তম্ ॥ ২০২ ॥

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