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 9.5.204

तत्क्षणं गगनायातः कोऽपि विद्याधरो जवात् ।
निपत्यासिप्रहारेण सिंहं तमकरोद्द्विधा ॥ २०३ ॥

tatkṣaṇaṃ gaganāyātaḥ ko'pi vidyādharo javāt |
nipatyāsiprahāreṇa siṃhaṃ tamakaroddvidhā || 203 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.204 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 (9.5.204). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatkshana, Gagana, Atah, Kah, Api, Vidyadhara, Javat, Java, Nipatya, Sipra, Hara, Simha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.204). 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: “tatkṣaṇaṃ gaganāyātaḥ ko'pi vidyādharo javāt
  • tatkṣaṇam -
  • tatkṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • gaganāyā -
  • gagana (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vidyādharo* -
  • vidyādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • javāt -
  • javāt (indeclinable)
    java (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    java (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “nipatyāsiprahāreṇa siṃhaṃ tamakaroddvidhā
  • nipatyā -
  • nipatyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sipra -
  • sipra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sipra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hāreṇa -
  • hāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    hāra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • siṃham -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    siṃhā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse tamakaroddvidhā

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.204

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 9.5.204 in Bengali sript:
তত্ক্ষণং গগনাযাতঃ কোঽপি বিদ্যাধরো জবাত্ ।
নিপত্যাসিপ্রহারেণ সিংহং তমকরোদ্দ্বিধা ॥ ২০৩ ॥

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