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 10.6.48

स कदाचिद् गतः क्वापि यावन् न दिवसान् बहून् ।
आयाति तावत् तन्नीडं तम् एत्य शशको ऽवसत् ॥ ४८ ॥

sa kadācid gataḥ kvāpi yāvan na divasān bahūn |
āyāti tāvat tannīḍaṃ tam etya śaśako 'vasat || 48 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.48 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 (10.6.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kadacit, Gat, Gata, Kva, Api, Yavat, Yavan, Divasa, Bahu, Ayat, Tavat, Tan, Etya, Shashaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.48). 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: “sa kadācid gataḥ kvāpi yāvan na divasān bahūn
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kadācid -
  • kadācit (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • gataḥ -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kvā -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    [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]
  • yāvan -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • divasān -
  • divasa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bahūn -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “āyāti tāvat tannīḍaṃ tam etya śaśako 'vasat
  • āyāti -
  • āyāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tāvat -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tann -
  • tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • īḍam -
  • īḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    īḍ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • etya -
  • etya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śaśako' -
  • śaśaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • avasat -
  • vas (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.48

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 10.6.48 in Bengali sript:
স কদাচিদ্ গতঃ ক্বাপি যাবন্ ন দিবসান্ বহূন্ ।
আযাতি তাবত্ তন্নীডং তম্ এত্য শশকো ঽবসত্ ॥ ৪৮ ॥

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