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 10.6.156

तत्पित्रा चास्मि शापेन भेकानां वाहनीकृतः ।
तद् युष्मान् कथम् अश्नामि प्रत्युताहं वहामि वः ॥ १५६ ॥

tatpitrā cāsmi śāpena bhekānāṃ vāhanīkṛtaḥ |
tad yuṣmān katham aśnāmi pratyutāhaṃ vahāmi vaḥ || 156 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.156 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 (10.6.156). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tat, Tad, Pitri, Shapa, Bheka, Vahat, Krit, Krita, Yushmad, Katham, Katha, Ashan, Ashna, Amin, Pratyuta, Aha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.156). 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: “tatpitrā cāsmi śāpena bhekānāṃ vāhanīkṛtaḥ
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pitrā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • śāpena -
  • śāpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhekānām -
  • bheka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vāhan -
  • vāh -> vāhat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vāh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vāh class 1 verb]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṛtaḥ -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • Line 2: “tad yuṣmān katham aśnāmi pratyutāhaṃ vahāmi vaḥ
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yuṣmān -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aśnā -
  • aśna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    aśnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pratyutā -
  • pratyuta (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • vahāmi -
  • vah (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • vaḥ -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.6.156

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 10.6.156 in Bengali sript:
তত্পিত্রা চাস্মি শাপেন ভেকানাং বাহনীকৃতঃ ।
তদ্ যুষ্মান্ কথম্ অশ্নামি প্রত্যুতাহং বহামি বঃ ॥ ১৫৬ ॥

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