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 12.5.295

सो ऽपि चित्रस्थितां प्राप्य पश्यन्ननुनयन्स्पृशन् ।
आसीन्मलयमाली तां भूषयंश् च वणिक्सुतः ॥ २९५ ॥

so 'pi citrasthitāṃ prāpya paśyannanunayanspṛśan |
āsīnmalayamālī tāṃ bhūṣayaṃś ca vaṇiksutaḥ || 295 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.295 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 (12.5.295). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sah, Api, Citra, Sthita, Prapya, Pashyat, Anu, Nayat, Sprishat, Malayamalin, Bhushayat, Vaniksuta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.295). 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: “so 'pi citrasthitāṃ prāpya paśyannanunayanspṛśan
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • citra -
  • citra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    citra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthitām -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyann -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anu (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nayan -
  • nayat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    nay -> nayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √nay class 1 verb], [vocative single from √nay class 1 verb]
    -> nayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • spṛśan -
  • spṛś -> spṛśat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √spṛś class 6 verb], [vocative single from √spṛś class 6 verb]
  • Line 2: “āsīnmalayamālī tāṃ bhūṣayaṃś ca vaṇiksutaḥ
  • āsīn -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • malayamālī -
  • malayamālin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhūṣayaṃś -
  • bhūṣ -> bhūṣayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √bhūṣ], [vocative single from √bhūṣ]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaṇiksutaḥ -
  • vaṇiksuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.295

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 12.5.295 in Bengali sript:
সো ঽপি চিত্রস্থিতাং প্রাপ্য পশ্যন্ননুনযন্স্পৃশন্ ।
আসীন্মলযমালী তাং ভূষযংশ্ চ বণিক্সুতঃ ॥ ২৯৫ ॥

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