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 12.4.215

ततस् तदग्रवेद्यां च लिप्तायां रक्तचन्दनैः ।
लिलेख गोरोचनया कमलं साष्टपल्लवम् ॥ २१५ ॥

tatas tadagravedyāṃ ca liptāyāṃ raktacandanaiḥ |
lilekha gorocanayā kamalaṃ sāṣṭapallavam || 215 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.4.215 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 (12.4.215). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Tat, Agru, Agrava, Div, Lipta, Raktacandana, Gorocana, Kamala, Sashta, Pallava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.4.215). 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: “tatas tadagravedyāṃ ca liptāyāṃ raktacandanaiḥ
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • agrave -
  • agru (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    agrava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    agrava (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • dyām -
  • div (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • liptāyām -
  • liptā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    lip -> liptā (participle, feminine)
    [locative single from √lip class 1 verb], [locative single from √lip class 6 verb]
  • raktacandanaiḥ -
  • raktacandana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “lilekha gorocanayā kamalaṃ sāṣṭapallavam
  • lilekha -
  • likh (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • gorocanayā -
  • gorocanā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • kamalam -
  • kamala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kamala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kamalā (noun, feminine)
  • sāṣṭa -
  • sāṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sāṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pallavam -
  • pallava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pallava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pallavā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.4.215

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 12.4.215 in Bengali sript:
ততস্ তদগ্রবেদ্যাং চ লিপ্তাযাং রক্তচন্দনৈঃ ।
লিলেখ গোরোচনযা কমলং সাষ্টপল্লবম্ ॥ ২১৫ ॥

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