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 10.6.55

इत्य् उक्त्वाश्वास्य तावग्रमानीयं स बिडालकः ।
उभावप्यवधीत्क्षुद्रः साकं शशकपिञ्जलौ ॥ ५५ ॥

ity uktvāśvāsya tāvagramānīyaṃ sa biḍālakaḥ |
ubhāvapyavadhītkṣudraḥ sākaṃ śaśakapiñjalau || 55 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.55 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 (10.6.55). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Uktva, Ashvasya, Agram, Agra, Iyam, Idam, Bidalaka, Sakam, Saka, Shashaka, Pinjala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.55). 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: “ity uktvāśvāsya tāvagramānīyaṃ sa biḍālakaḥ
  • Cannot analyse ity*uk
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • aśvāsya -
  • aśvāsya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśvāsya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāva -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • agram -
  • agram (indeclinable)
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
  • ānī -
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • biḍālakaḥ -
  • biḍālaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ubhāvapyavadhītkṣudraḥ sākaṃ śaśakapiñjalau
  • Cannot analyse ubhāvapyavadhītkṣudraḥ*sā
  • sākam -
  • sākam (indeclinable)
    sāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śaśaka -
  • śaśaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śak (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single]
  • piñjalau -
  • piñjala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.55

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 10.6.55 in Bengali sript:
ইত্য্ উক্ত্বাশ্বাস্য তাবগ্রমানীযং স বিডালকঃ ।
উভাবপ্যবধীত্ক্ষুদ্রঃ সাকং শশকপিঞ্জলৌ ॥ ৫৫ ॥

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