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 10.7.138

सिंहस्त्वसिद्धकार्यः स्वां त्वरितं प्राविशद्गुहाम् ।
ततस् तं जम्बुको मन्त्री सोपालम्भम् अभाषत ॥ १३८ ॥

siṃhastvasiddhakāryaḥ svāṃ tvaritaṃ prāviśadguhām |
tatas taṃ jambuko mantrī sopālambham abhāṣata || 138 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.7.138 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 (10.7.138). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Simha, Tva, Siddhakarya, Sva, Tvarita, Pravishat, Guh, Guha, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Jambuka, Mantri, Mantrin, Sopalambham, Sopalambha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.7.138). 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: “siṃhastvasiddhakāryaḥ svāṃ tvaritaṃ prāviśadguhām
  • siṃhas -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tva -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siddhakāryaḥ -
  • siddhakārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svām -
  • svā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tvaritam -
  • tvarita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tvarita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tvaritā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √tvar]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √tvar]
    tvar -> tvaritā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √tvar]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tvar]
    tvar -> tvarita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [nominative single from √tvar], [accusative single from √tvar]
  • prāviśad -
  • prāviśat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    prāviśat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    prāviśat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • guhām -
  • guh (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    guhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tatas taṃ jambuko mantrī sopālambham abhāṣata
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • 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]
  • jambuko* -
  • jambuka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mantrī -
  • mantrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mantrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    mantri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mantrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sopālambham -
  • sopālambham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sopālambha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sopālambha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sopālambhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abhāṣata -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.7.138

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 10.7.138 in Bengali sript:
সিংহস্ত্বসিদ্ধকার্যঃ স্বাং ত্বরিতং প্রাবিশদ্গুহাম্ ।
ততস্ তং জম্বুকো মন্ত্রী সোপালম্ভম্ অভাষত ॥ ১৩৮ ॥

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