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 12.5.129

प्रीतश्चाचिन्तयद्दिष्ट्या क्व निशेयं क्व दुर्दिनम् ।
क्व चेदृगतिथिप्राप्तिरहो पुण्योदयो ऽद्य मे ॥ १२९ ॥

prītaścācintayaddiṣṭyā kva niśeyaṃ kva durdinam |
kva cedṛgatithiprāptiraho puṇyodayo 'dya me || 129 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.129 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 (12.5.129). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prita, Dishti, Kva, Nish, Nisha, Nishi, Iyam, Idam, Durdina, Ced, Ric, Atithin, Prapti, Ahu, Punyodaya, Adya, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.129). 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: “prītaścācintayaddiṣṭyā kva niśeyaṃ kva durdinam
  • prītaś -
  • prīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pre -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pre class 2 verb]
    prī -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √prī class 4 verb], [nominative single from √prī class 9 verb]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • acintayad -
  • cint (verb class 10)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • diṣṭyā -
  • diṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • niśe -
  • niśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    niś (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    niśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    niśi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    niśi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • durdinam -
  • durdina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    durdina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    durdinā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “kva cedṛgatithiprāptiraho puṇyodayo 'dya me
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • ced -
  • ced (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ced (indeclinable)
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • atithi -
  • atithi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    atithin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    atithin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prāptir -
  • prāpti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aho -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • puṇyodayo' -
  • puṇyodaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    adya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.129

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 12.5.129 in Bengali sript:
প্রীতশ্চাচিন্তযদ্দিষ্ট্যা ক্ব নিশেযং ক্ব দুর্দিনম্ ।
ক্ব চেদৃগতিথিপ্রাপ্তিরহো পুণ্যোদযো ঽদ্য মে ॥ ১২৯ ॥

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