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 12.2.134

लुब्धकस् तां हतां हंसीं मृताम् आदाय वीक्ष्य च ।
दूरान् मार्गागतान् कांश्चित् पुरुषान् सायुधान् बहून् ॥ १३४ ॥

lubdhakas tāṃ hatāṃ haṃsīṃ mṛtām ādāya vīkṣya ca |
dūrān mārgāgatān kāṃścit puruṣān sāyudhān bahūn || 134 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.2.134 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 (12.2.134). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lubdhaka, Hata, Hamsi, Mrita, Ada, Adaya, Vikshya, Dura, Durat, Margagata, Kah, Cit, Purusha, Sayudha, Bahu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.2.134). 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: “lubdhakas tāṃ hatāṃ haṃsīṃ mṛtām ādāya vīkṣya ca
  • lubdhakas -
  • lubdhaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • hatām -
  • hatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    han -> hatā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √han class 1 verb], [accusative single from √han class 2 verb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • haṃsīm -
  • haṃsī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mṛtām -
  • mṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    mṛ -> mṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
  • ādāya -
  • ādāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āda (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    āda (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • vīkṣya -
  • vīkṣya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīkṣya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “dūrān mārgāgatān kāṃścit puruṣān sāyudhān bahūn
  • dūrān -
  • dūra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [adverb], [ablative single]
    dūrāt (indeclinable)
    dūra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mārgāgatān -
  • mārgāgata (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • kāṃś -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • puruṣān -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • sāyudhān -
  • sāyudha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bahūn -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.2.134

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 12.2.134 in Bengali sript:
লুব্ধকস্ তাং হতাং হংসীং মৃতাম্ আদায বীক্ষ্য চ ।
দূরান্ মার্গাগতান্ কাংশ্চিত্ পুরুষান্ সাযুধান্ বহূন্ ॥ ১৩৪ ॥

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