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 12.5.5

तच् छ्रुत्वा स पुलिन्देन्द्रः सेनापतिम् उवाच तम् ।
प्रवेश्यतामिहैवाशु सो ऽस्माकं दर्श्यतामिति ॥ ५ ॥

tac chrutvā sa pulindendraḥ senāpatim uvāca tam |
praveśyatāmihaivāśu so 'smākaṃ darśyatāmiti || 5 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.5 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 (12.5.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pulinda, Indra, Senapati, Praveshin, Praveshya, Ashu, Sah, Asmaka, Asmad, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.5). 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: “tac chrutvā sa pulindendraḥ senāpatim uvāca tam
  • tac -
  • Cannot analyse chrutvā*sa
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pulinde -
  • pulinda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pulindā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • indraḥ -
  • indra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • senāpatim -
  • senāpati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “praveśyatāmihaivāśu so 'smākaṃ darśyatāmiti
  • praveśya -
  • praveśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    praveśin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    praveśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praveśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • atāmi -
  • at (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • haivā -
  • (verb class 1)
    [optative active first dual]
  • āśu -
  • āśu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    āśu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    āśu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āśu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āśu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • darśyatām -
  • dṛś (verb class 0)
    [imperative passive third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.5

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 12.5.5 in Bengali sript:
তচ্ ছ্রুত্বা স পুলিন্দেন্দ্রঃ সেনাপতিম্ উবাচ তম্ ।
প্রবেশ্যতামিহৈবাশু সো ঽস্মাকং দর্শ্যতামিতি ॥ ৫ ॥

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