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 12.2.77

तथा च शृणुतात्रैकां वर्ण्यमानां मया कथाम् ।
आसीत्तक्षशिलापूर्यां भद्राक्षो नाम भूपतिः ॥ ७७ ॥

tathā ca śṛṇutātraikāṃ varṇyamānāṃ mayā kathām |
āsīttakṣaśilāpūryāṃ bhadrākṣo nāma bhūpatiḥ || 77 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.2.77 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 (12.2.77). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Atra, Aika, Varnyamana, Maya, Asmad, Katha, Takshashila, Bhadraksha, Naman, Bhupati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.2.77). 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: “tathā ca śṛṇutātraikāṃ varṇyamānāṃ mayā kathām
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śṛṇutā -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • atrai -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aikām -
  • aikā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • varṇyamānām -
  • varṇ -> varṇyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √varṇ class 10 verb]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kathām -
  • kathā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “āsīttakṣaśilāpūryāṃ bhadrākṣo nāma bhūpatiḥ
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • takṣaśilā -
  • takṣaśila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    takṣaśilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apūryā -
  • pṝ (verb class 3)
    [aorist middle third single]
    pṝ (verb class 6)
    [aorist middle third single]
    pṝ (verb class 9)
    [aorist middle third single]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhadrākṣo* -
  • bhadrākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhūpatiḥ -
  • bhūpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.2.77

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 12.2.77 in Bengali sript:
তথা চ শৃণুতাত্রৈকাং বর্ণ্যমানাং মযা কথাম্ ।
আসীত্তক্ষশিলাপূর্যাং ভদ্রাক্ষো নাম ভূপতিঃ ॥ ৭৭ ॥

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