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 10.4.26

ततः करटको ऽवादीद्व्यापारो ऽस्माकमेष कः ।
श्रुतस्त्वया न वृत्तान्तः किं कीलोत्पाटिनः कपेः ॥ २६ ॥

tataḥ karaṭako 'vādīdvyāpāro 'smākameṣa kaḥ |
śrutastvayā na vṛttāntaḥ kiṃ kīlotpāṭinaḥ kapeḥ || 26 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.4.26 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 (10.4.26). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Karataka, Vyapara, Asmaka, Asmad, Esha, Kah, Shrut, Shruta, Tva, Yushmad, Vrittanta, Kim, Kila, Utpatin, Kapi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.4.26). 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: “tataḥ karaṭako 'vādīdvyāpāro 'smākameṣa kaḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • 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]
  • karaṭako' -
  • karaṭaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • avādīd -
  • vad (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • vyāpāro' -
  • vyāpāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śrutastvayā na vṛttāntaḥ kiṃ kīlotpāṭinaḥ kapeḥ
  • śrutas -
  • śrut (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śrut (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śruta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛttāntaḥ -
  • vṛttānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kīlo -
  • kīla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kīla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kīlā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kīl (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • utpāṭinaḥ -
  • utpāṭin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    utpāṭin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kapeḥ -
  • kapi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.4.26

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 10.4.26 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ করটকো ঽবাদীদ্ব্যাপারো ঽস্মাকমেষ কঃ ।
শ্রুতস্ত্বযা ন বৃত্তান্তঃ কিং কীলোত্পাটিনঃ কপেঃ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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