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 10.5.28

उक्तो ऽलंकरणो देव शृणु वच्म्यथ तूलिकम् ।
मूर्खः कश् चित्पुमांस्तूलविक्रयायापणं ययौ ॥ २८ ॥

ukto 'laṃkaraṇo deva śṛṇu vacmyatha tūlikam |
mūrkhaḥ kaś citpumāṃstūlavikrayāyāpaṇaṃ yayau || 28 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.5.28 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 (10.5.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ukta, Deva, Atha, Tulika, Murkha, Kah, Cit, Pums, Tula, Vikraya, Apana, Yayi, Yayu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.5.28). 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: “ukto 'laṃkaraṇo deva śṛṇu vacmyatha tūlikam
  • ukto' -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • alaṅkaraṇo -
  • deva -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    div (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vacmya -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tūlikam -
  • tūlika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tūlikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “mūrkhaḥ kaś citpumāṃstūlavikrayāyāpaṇaṃ yayau
  • mūrkhaḥ -
  • mūrkha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pumāṃs -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tūla -
  • tūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tūl (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vikrayāyā -
  • vikraya (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • āpaṇam -
  • āpaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.5.28

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 10.5.28 in Bengali sript:
উক্তো ঽলংকরণো দেব শৃণু বচ্ম্যথ তূলিকম্ ।
মূর্খঃ কশ্ চিত্পুমাংস্তূলবিক্রযাযাপণং যযৌ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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