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 12.5.310

मूढ वेत्सि न किं यत्सा राजपुत्री स्वमन्दिरे ।
स्थिता चित्रपटे चैषा निर्जीवा चित्रपुत्रिका ॥ ३१० ॥

mūḍha vetsi na kiṃ yatsā rājaputrī svamandire |
sthitā citrapaṭe caiṣā nirjīvā citraputrikā || 310 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.310 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 (12.5.310). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mudha, Kim, Yat, Yad, Rajaputri, Svamandira, Sthita, Citrapata, Nirjiva, Citraputrika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.310). 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: “mūḍha vetsi na kiṃ yatsā rājaputrī svamandire
  • mūḍha -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muh class 4 verb]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muh class 4 verb]
  • vetsi -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • rājaputrī -
  • rājaputrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • svamandire -
  • svamandira (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    svamandira (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “sthitā citrapaṭe caiṣā nirjīvā citraputrikā
  • sthitā -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • citrapaṭe -
  • citrapaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiṣā -
  • nirjīvā -
  • nirjīvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • citraputrikā -
  • citraputrikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.310

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 12.5.310 in Bengali sript:
মূঢ বেত্সি ন কিং যত্সা রাজপুত্রী স্বমন্দিরে ।
স্থিতা চিত্রপটে চৈষা নির্জীবা চিত্রপুত্রিকা ॥ ৩১০ ॥

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