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 12.4.293

श्रुत्वैतच् छ्रुतधेः स्मृत्वा कौतुकाच्छबरेश्वरः ।
प्राहिणोत्स प्रतीहारं मयूरानयनाय तम् ॥ २९३ ॥

śrutvaitac chrutadheḥ smṛtvā kautukācchabareśvaraḥ |
prāhiṇotsa pratīhāraṃ mayūrānayanāya tam || 293 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.4.293 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 (12.4.293). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kautukat, Kautuka, Shabara, Ishvara, Utsa, Pratihara, Mayura, Ayana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.4.293). 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: “śrutvaitac chrutadheḥ smṛtvā kautukācchabareśvaraḥ
  • śrutvai -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • etac -
  • Cannot analyse chrutadheḥ*sm
  • smṛtvā -
  • smṛ -> smṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √smṛ]
  • kautukācch -
  • kautukāt (indeclinable)
    kautuka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • śabare -
  • śabara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    śabara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śabarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iśvaraḥ -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “prāhiṇotsa pratīhāraṃ mayūrānayanāya tam
  • prāhi -
  • prā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ṇo -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • utsa -
  • utsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratīhāram -
  • pratīhāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • mayūrān -
  • mayūra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ayanāya -
  • ayana (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ayana (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.4.293

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 12.4.293 in Bengali sript:
শ্রুত্বৈতচ্ ছ্রুতধেঃ স্মৃত্বা কৌতুকাচ্ছবরেশ্বরঃ ।
প্রাহিণোত্স প্রতীহারং মযূরানযনায তম্ ॥ ২৯৩ ॥

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