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 10.8.35

पथि सा च जिघृक्षन्तमकस्मादेत्य वानरम् ।
वञ्चयन्ती मुहुर्वृक्षं संश्रिता पर्यवर्तत ॥ ३५ ॥

pathi sā ca jighṛkṣantamakasmādetya vānaram |
vañcayantī muhurvṛkṣaṃ saṃśritā paryavartata || 35 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.8.35 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 (10.8.35). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pathin, Pathi, Jighrikshat, Akasmat, Etya, Vanara, Vancayat, Vancayanti, Muhur, Vriksha, Samshrita, Pari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.8.35). 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: “pathi ca jighṛkṣantamakasmādetya vānaram
  • pathi -
  • pathin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [locative single]
    pathī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jighṛkṣantam -
  • grah -> jighṛkṣat (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> jighṛkṣat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √grah]
  • akasmād -
  • akasmāt (indeclinable)
  • etya -
  • etya (indeclinable)
  • vānaram -
  • vānara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vānara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vañcayantī muhurvṛkṣaṃ saṃśritā paryavartata
  • vañcayantī -
  • vañc -> vañcayantī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √vañc]
    vañc -> vañcayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vañc], [vocative dual from √vañc], [accusative dual from √vañc]
    vañc -> vañcayantī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vañc]
  • muhur -
  • muhur (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    muhur (indeclinable)
  • vṛkṣam -
  • vṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛkṣā (noun, feminine)
  • saṃśritā -
  • saṃśritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • parya -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
  • avartata -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.8.35

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 10.8.35 in Bengali sript:
পথি সা চ জিঘৃক্ষন্তমকস্মাদেত্য বানরম্ ।
বঞ্চযন্তী মুহুর্বৃক্ষং সংশ্রিতা পর্যবর্তত ॥ ৩৫ ॥

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