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 12.6.81

अहमत्राधिका नाहमित्यन्योन्यमिवेर्ष्यया ।
प्रविष्टाभ्यां श्रितं द्वाभ्यां सरस्वत्या श्रिया च यत् ॥ ८१ ॥

ahamatrādhikā nāhamityanyonyamiverṣyayā |
praviṣṭābhyāṃ śritaṃ dvābhyāṃ sarasvatyā śriyā ca yat || 81 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.6.81 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 (12.6.81). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Aha, Asmad, Atra, Adhika, Naha, Iti, Itya, Anyonyam, Anyonya, Iva, Irshya, Pravishta, Shrit, Shrita, Dva, Sarasvati, Shri, Shriya, Yat, Yad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.6.81). 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: “ahamatrādhikā nāhamityanyonyamiverṣyayā
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • atrā -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhikā* -
  • adhika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    adhikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nāham -
  • nāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative 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]
  • anyonyam -
  • anyonyam (indeclinable)
    anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anyonyā (noun, feminine)
  • ive -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • irṣyayā -
  • irṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “praviṣṭābhyāṃ śritaṃ dvābhyāṃ sarasvatyā śriyā ca yat
  • praviṣṭābhyām -
  • praviṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    praviṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    praviṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • śritam -
  • śrita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śrita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śritā (noun, feminine)
    śrit (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śri -> śrita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śri class 1 verb]
    śri -> śrita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śri class 1 verb], [accusative single from √śri class 1 verb]
  • dvābhyām -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • sarasvatyā -
  • sarasvatī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śriyā -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.6.81

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 12.6.81 in Bengali sript:
অহমত্রাধিকা নাহমিত্যন্যোন্যমিবের্ষ্যযা ।
প্রবিষ্টাভ্যাং শ্রিতং দ্বাভ্যাং সরস্বত্যা শ্রিযা চ যত্ ॥ ৮১ ॥

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