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 10.1.140

आलयुक्तिं प्रदर्श्यैतां यमजिह्वाब्रवीत्पुनः ।
गृहाणेश्वरवर्मंस्त्वमेतं मर्कटपोतकम् ॥ १४० ॥

ālayuktiṃ pradarśyaitāṃ yamajihvābravītpunaḥ |
gṛhāṇeśvaravarmaṃstvametaṃ markaṭapotakam || 140 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.1.140 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 (10.1.140). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ala, Yukti, Pradarshin, Yamajihva, Puna, Ishvaravarman, Tva, Yushmad, Eta, Esha, Markatapota, Kah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.1.140). 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: “ālayuktiṃ pradarśyaitāṃ yamajihvābravītpunaḥ
  • āla -
  • āla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • yuktim -
  • yukti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pradarśyai -
  • pradarśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    pradarśin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • aitām -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • yamajihvā -
  • yamajihva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yamajihva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yamajihvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “gṛhāṇeśvaravarmaṃstvametaṃ markaṭapotakam
  • gṛhāṇe -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [imperative active second single]
  • īśvaravarmaṃs -
  • īśvaravarman (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • etam -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • markaṭapota -
  • markaṭapota (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.1.140

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 10.1.140 in Bengali sript:
আলযুক্তিং প্রদর্শ্যৈতাং যমজিহ্বাব্রবীত্পুনঃ ।
গৃহাণেশ্বরবর্মংস্ত্বমেতং মর্কটপোতকম্ ॥ ১৪০ ॥

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