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 11.1.79

अतः सा सिंहलद्वीपं तेन मातामहान्तिकम् ।
पित्रा विसृष्टा वहने भग्ने न्यपतदम्बुधौ ॥ ७९ ॥

ataḥ sā siṃhaladvīpaṃ tena mātāmahāntikam |
pitrā visṛṣṭā vahane bhagne nyapatadambudhau || 79 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 11.1.79 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 (11.1.79). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atah, Simhaladvipa, Tad, Tena, Matamaha, Tika, Pitri, Visrishta, Vahana, Bhagna, Ambudhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 11.1.79). 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: “ataḥ siṃhaladvīpaṃ tena mātāmahāntikam
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • siṃhaladvīpam -
  • siṃhaladvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • mātāmahān -
  • mātāmaha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tikam -
  • tika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “pitrā visṛṣṭā vahane bhagne nyapatadambudhau
  • pitrā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • visṛṣṭā* -
  • visṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    visṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vahane -
  • vahana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vahana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vahanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhagne -
  • bhagna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhagna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhagnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nya -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • apatad -
  • pat (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ambudhau -
  • ambudhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 11.1.79

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 11.1.79 in Bengali sript:
অতঃ সা সিংহলদ্বীপং তেন মাতামহান্তিকম্ ।
পিত্রা বিসৃষ্টা বহনে ভগ্নে ন্যপতদম্বুধৌ ॥ ৭৯ ॥

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