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 10.9.75

एकदा भगिनीं ज्येष्ठां नाम्ना सोमप्रभां च सः ।
गौर्याः पुरः पिञ्जरकं वादयन्तीमवैक्षत ॥ ७५ ॥

ekadā bhaginīṃ jyeṣṭhāṃ nāmnā somaprabhāṃ ca saḥ |
gauryāḥ puraḥ piñjarakaṃ vādayantīmavaikṣata || 75 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.9.75 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 (10.9.75). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ekada, Bhagini, Jyeshtha, Namna, Naman, Somaprabha, Sah, Gauri, Purah, Pur, Pura, Pinjaraka, Vadayanti, Ava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.9.75). 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: “ekadā bhaginīṃ jyeṣṭhāṃ nāmnā somaprabhāṃ ca saḥ
  • ekadā -
  • ekadā (indeclinable)
  • bhaginīm -
  • bhaginī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jyeṣṭhām -
  • jyeṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nāmnā -
  • nāmnā (indeclinable)
    nāman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • somaprabhām -
  • somaprabhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “gauryāḥ puraḥ piñjarakaṃ vādayantīmavaikṣata
  • gauryāḥ -
  • gaurī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • puraḥ -
  • puraḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    puraḥ (indeclinable)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • piñjarakam -
  • piñjaraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    piñjaraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vādayantīm -
  • vad -> vādayantī (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √vad]
  • avai -
  • u (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single], [imperative active second single]
    u (verb class 2)
    [imperative middle first single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
    ava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [instrumental single]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    ava (Preverb)
    avā (Preverb)
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aikṣata -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single], [aorist middle third plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.9.75

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 10.9.75 in Bengali sript:
একদা ভগিনীং জ্যেষ্ঠাং নাম্না সোমপ্রভাং চ সঃ ।
গৌর্যাঃ পুরঃ পিঞ্জরকং বাদযন্তীমবৈক্ষত ॥ ৭৫ ॥

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