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 12.8.43

असंख्यनरकङ्कालकपालास्थिविशङ्कटम् ।
हृष्यत्संनिहितोत्तालभूतवेतालवेष्टितम् ॥ ४२ ॥

asaṃkhyanarakaṅkālakapālāsthiviśaṅkaṭam |
hṛṣyatsaṃnihitottālabhūtavetālaveṣṭitam || 42 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.8.43 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 (12.8.43). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asankhya, Nara, Kankalaka, Pala, Asthi, Vishankata, Hrishyat, Samnihita, Uttala, Bhutavetala, Veshtita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.8.43). 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: “asaṃkhyanarakaṅkālakapālāsthiviśaṅkaṭam
  • asaṅkhya -
  • asaṅkhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asaṅkhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nara -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaṅkālaka -
  • kaṅkālaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṅkālaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pālā -
  • pāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asthi -
  • asthi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • viśaṅkaṭam -
  • viśaṅkaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viśaṅkaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viśaṅkaṭā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “hṛṣyatsaṃnihitottālabhūtavetālaveṣṭitam
  • hṛṣyat -
  • hṛṣ -> hṛṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √hṛṣ class 4 verb], [vocative single from √hṛṣ class 4 verb], [accusative single from √hṛṣ class 4 verb]
  • saṃnihito -
  • saṃnihita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃnihita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃnihitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttāla -
  • uttāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uttāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhūtavetāla -
  • bhūtavetāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhūtavetāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • veṣṭitam -
  • veṣṭita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    veṣṭita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    veṣṭitā (noun, feminine)
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √veṣṭ], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.8.43

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 12.8.43 in Bengali sript:
অসংখ্যনরকঙ্কালকপালাস্থিবিশঙ্কটম্ ।
হৃষ্যত্সংনিহিতোত্তালভূতবেতালবেষ্টিতম্ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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