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 12.5.319

चौरः प्राक्सिंहलद्वीपे सिंहविक्रम इत्यभूत् ।
आजन्मपोषिततनुः परस्वैः सर्वतो हृतैः ॥ ३१९ ॥

cauraḥ prāksiṃhaladvīpe siṃhavikrama ityabhūt |
ājanmapoṣitatanuḥ parasvaiḥ sarvato hṛtaiḥ || 319 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.319 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 (12.5.319). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Caura, Cauras, Prak, Simhaladvipa, Simhavikrama, Iti, Itya, Ajanma, Poshita, Tanu, Tanus, Parasva, Sarvatah, Sarvata, Hrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.319). 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: “cauraḥ prāksiṃhaladvīpe siṃhavikrama ityabhūt
  • cauraḥ -
  • cauras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    caura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāk -
  • prāk (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • siṃhaladvīpe -
  • siṃhaladvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • siṃhavikrama* -
  • siṃhavikrama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • itya -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • Line 2: “ājanmapoṣitatanuḥ parasvaiḥ sarvato hṛtaiḥ
  • ājanma -
  • ājanma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ājanma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ājanma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • poṣita -
  • poṣita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    poṣita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √puṣ]
    puṣ -> poṣita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √puṣ]
  • tanuḥ -
  • tanus (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tanus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • parasvaiḥ -
  • parasva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    parasva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sarvato* -
  • sarvataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hṛtaiḥ -
  • hṛta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    hṛta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    hṛ -> hṛta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ -> hṛta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √hṛ class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.319

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 12.5.319 in Bengali sript:
চৌরঃ প্রাক্সিংহলদ্বীপে সিংহবিক্রম ইত্যভূত্ ।
আজন্মপোষিততনুঃ পরস্বৈঃ সর্বতো হৃতৈঃ ॥ ৩১৯ ॥

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