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 10.2.44

ततस्तुष्टः कुमुदिकां सो ऽब्रवीत्तां सह स्थिताम् ।
प्रीतो ऽस्मि ते तवाभीष्टं किं करोम्युच्यतामिति ॥ ४४ ॥

tatastuṣṭaḥ kumudikāṃ so 'bravīttāṃ saha sthitām |
prīto 'smi te tavābhīṣṭaṃ kiṃ karomyucyatāmiti || 44 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.2.44 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 (10.2.44). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Tushta, Kumudika, Sah, Saha, Sthita, Prita, Pritu, Yushmad, Abhishta, Kim, Ucyat, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.2.44). 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: “tatastuṣṭaḥ kumudikāṃ so 'bravīttāṃ saha sthitām
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • tuṣṭaḥ -
  • tuṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tuṣ -> tuṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tuṣ class 4 verb]
    tus -> tuṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tus class 1 verb]
    tuś -> tuṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tuś class 1 verb]
  • kumudikām -
  • kumudikā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sthitām -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “prīto 'smi te tavābhīṣṭaṃ kiṃ karomyucyatāmiti
  • prīto' -
  • prīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prītu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pre -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pre class 2 verb]
    prī -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √prī class 4 verb], [nominative single from √prī class 9 verb]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • tavā -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • abhīṣṭam -
  • abhīṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    abhīṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    abhīṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • karomyu -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active first single]
  • ucyatām -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc (verb class 4)
    [imperative active third dual]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [imperative passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [imperative passive third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.2.44

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 10.2.44 in Bengali sript:
ততস্তুষ্টঃ কুমুদিকাং সো ঽব্রবীত্তাং সহ স্থিতাম্ ।
প্রীতো ঽস্মি তে তবাভীষ্টং কিং করোম্যুচ্যতামিতি ॥ ৪৪ ॥

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