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 12.7.40

नृत्तान्ते च धनं भूरि तत्पित्रे प्रवितीर्य सः ।
प्रावेशयत्तां तत्कालं कन्यामन्तःपुरं स्वकम् ॥ ४० ॥

nṛttānte ca dhanaṃ bhūri tatpitre pravitīrya saḥ |
prāveśayattāṃ tatkālaṃ kanyāmantaḥpuraṃ svakam || 40 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.7.40 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 (12.7.40). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nritta, Tad, Yushmad, Dhana, Bhuri, Tat, Pitri, Pravid, Irya, Sah, Pravesha, Yatta, Tatkala, Kani, Kanya, Antahpura, Svaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.7.40). 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: “nṛttānte ca dhanaṃ bhūri tatpitre pravitīrya saḥ
  • nṛttān -
  • nṛt -> nṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √nṛt class 4 verb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhanam -
  • dhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhūri -
  • bhūri (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūri (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhūri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūrī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhūrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhūrī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pitre -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • pravit -
  • pravid (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • īrya -
  • īrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īr -> īrya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √īr]
    īr -> īrya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √īr]
    īr -> īrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √īr]
    īr -> īrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √īr]
    īr -> īrya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √īr class 2 verb], [vocative single from √īr]
    īr -> īrya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √īr class 2 verb], [vocative single from √īr]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “prāveśayattāṃ tatkālaṃ kanyāmantaḥpuraṃ svakam
  • prāveśa -
  • prāveśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāveśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yattām -
  • yattā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yat -> yattā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √yat class 1 verb]
  • tatkālam -
  • tatkāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatkāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatkālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kanyām -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • antaḥpuram -
  • antaḥpura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svakam -
  • svaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.7.40

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 12.7.40 in Bengali sript:
নৃত্তান্তে চ ধনং ভূরি তত্পিত্রে প্রবিতীর্য সঃ ।
প্রাবেশযত্তাং তত্কালং কন্যামন্তঃপুরং স্বকম্ ॥ ৪০ ॥

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