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 10.7.136

तं च दृष्ट्वैव तस्यैत्य पृष्ठतो गर्दभस्य सः ।
सिंहो ददौ कराघातं प्राणवैक्लव्यदुर्बलः ॥ १३६ ॥

taṃ ca dṛṣṭvaiva tasyaitya pṛṣṭhato gardabhasya saḥ |
siṃho dadau karāghātaṃ prāṇavaiklavyadurbalaḥ || 136 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.7.136 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 (10.7.136). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Etya, Prishthatah, Gardabha, Sah, Simha, Dad, Dada, Dadi, Karaghata, Prana, Vaiklavya, Durbala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.7.136). 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: “taṃ ca dṛṣṭvaiva tasyaitya pṛṣṭhato gardabhasya saḥ
  • 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]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dṛṣṭvai -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tasyai -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single], [imperative passive first single]
  • etya -
  • etya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pṛṣṭhato* -
  • pṛṣṭhataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • gardabhasya -
  • gardabha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gardabha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “siṃho dadau karāghātaṃ prāṇavaiklavyadurbalaḥ
  • siṃho* -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dadau -
  • dad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dadi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dadi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    dai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    de (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • karāghātam -
  • karāghāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • prāṇa -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaiklavya -
  • vaiklavya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • durbalaḥ -
  • durbala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.7.136

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 10.7.136 in Bengali sript:
তং চ দৃষ্ট্বৈব তস্যৈত্য পৃষ্ঠতো গর্দভস্য সঃ ।
সিংহো দদৌ করাঘাতং প্রাণবৈক্লব্যদুর্বলঃ ॥ ১৩৬ ॥

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