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 10.8.36

स तं तस्यास्तरुं मूढो भुजाभ्यां कपिरावृणोत् ।
साप्य् अस्य बाहू हस्ताभ्यां तत्रैवापीडयत्तरौ ॥ ३६ ॥

sa taṃ tasyāstaruṃ mūḍho bhujābhyāṃ kapirāvṛṇot |
sāpy asya bāhū hastābhyāṃ tatraivāpīḍayattarau || 36 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.8.36 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 (10.8.36). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Taru, Mudha, Bhuja, Kapi, Idam, Bahu, Hasta, Tatraiva, Apidayat, Tara, Tari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.8.36). 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: “sa taṃ tasyāstaruṃ mūḍho bhujābhyāṃ kapirāvṛṇot
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tasyās -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tarum -
  • taru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mūḍho* -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muh class 4 verb]
  • bhujābhyām -
  • bhuja (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    bhujā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • kapir -
  • kapi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
  • avṛṇot -
  • vṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperfect active third single]
    vṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “sāpy asya bāhū hastābhyāṃ tatraivāpīḍayattarau
  • Cannot analyse sāpy*as
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bāhū -
  • bāhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • hastābhyām -
  • hasta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    hasta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    hastā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • tatraivā -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • apīḍayat -
  • apīḍayat (noun, masculine)
    apīḍayat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pīḍ (verb class 10)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • tarau -
  • tara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tari (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    taru (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.8.36

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 10.8.36 in Bengali sript:
স তং তস্যাস্তরুং মূঢো ভুজাভ্যাং কপিরাবৃণোত্ ।
সাপ্য্ অস্য বাহূ হস্তাভ্যাং তত্রৈবাপীডযত্তরৌ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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