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 10.5.125

एकदा क्वापि चित्राङ्गं चिरायातं तमीक्षितुम् ।
आरुह्य तरुमैक्षिष्ट लघुपाती स तद्वनम् ॥ १२५ ॥

ekadā kvāpi citrāṅgaṃ cirāyātaṃ tamīkṣitum |
āruhya tarumaikṣiṣṭa laghupātī sa tadvanam || 125 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.5.125 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 (10.5.125). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ekada, Kva, Api, Citranga, Tami, Tamin, Aruhya, Taru, Laghupatin, Tadvan, Tadvat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.5.125). 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: “ekadā kvāpi citrāṅgaṃ cirāyātaṃ tamīkṣitum
  • ekadā -
  • ekadā (indeclinable)
  • kvā -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • āpi -
  • āpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • citrāṅgam -
  • citrāṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citrāṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    citrāṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • cirāyātam -
  • cirāyāt (noun, neuter)
    cirāyātā (noun, feminine)
  • tamī -
  • tami (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tamī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tamin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    tamin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • īkṣitum -
  • īkṣ -> īkṣitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √īkṣ]
  • Line 2: “āruhya tarumaikṣiṣṭa laghupātī sa tadvanam
  • āruhya -
  • āruhya (indeclinable)
  • tarum -
  • taru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • aikṣiṣṭa -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second plural], [aorist middle third single]
  • laghupātī -
  • laghupātin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadvan -
  • tadvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tadvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.5.125

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 10.5.125 in Bengali sript:
একদা ক্বাপি চিত্রাঙ্গং চিরাযাতং তমীক্ষিতুম্ ।
আরুহ্য তরুমৈক্ষিষ্ট লঘুপাতী স তদ্বনম্ ॥ ১২৫ ॥

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