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 12.5.86

स तद्विप्रो गृहीत्वैव गुरुत्वात्सहिरण्यकम् ।
मत्वा प्रहर्षाद् एकान्तमृजुर्गत्वोदघाटयत् ॥ ८६ ॥

sa tadvipro gṛhītvaiva gurutvātsahiraṇyakam |
matvā praharṣād ekāntamṛjurgatvodaghāṭayat || 86 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.86 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 (12.5.86). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Vipra, Grihitva, Gurutva, Sahiranya, Kah, Matu, Matva, Praharsha, Ekanta, Riju, Uda, Ghatayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.86). 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: “sa tadvipro gṛhītvaiva gurutvātsahiraṇyakam
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vipro* -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gṛhītvai -
  • gṛhītvā (indeclinable)
    grah -> gṛhītvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • gurutvāt -
  • gurutva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sahiraṇya -
  • sahiraṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahiraṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “matvā praharṣād ekāntamṛjurgatvodaghāṭayat
  • matvā -
  • man -> matvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √man]
    man -> matvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √man]
    matu (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    matvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • praharṣād -
  • praharṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ekāntam -
  • ekānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ekānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ekāntā (noun, feminine)
  • ṛjur -
  • ṛju (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ṛj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • gatvo -
  • gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
  • uda -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ghāṭayat -
  • ghaṭ -> ghāṭayat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √ghaṭ]
    ghaṭ -> ghāṭayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ghaṭ], [vocative single from √ghaṭ], [accusative single from √ghaṭ]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.86

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 12.5.86 in Bengali sript:
স তদ্বিপ্রো গৃহীত্বৈব গুরুত্বাত্সহিরণ্যকম্ ।
মত্বা প্রহর্ষাদ্ একান্তমৃজুর্গত্বোদঘাটযত্ ॥ ৮৬ ॥

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