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 12.9.23

तेनोदतिष्ठत् तद्रूप एव जीवन् स बालकः ।
ततः स निर्वृतस् तत्र भुक्तवान् विप्रतापसः ॥ २३ ॥

tenodatiṣṭhat tadrūpa eva jīvan sa bālakaḥ |
tataḥ sa nirvṛtas tatra bhuktavān vipratāpasaḥ || 23 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.9.23 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 (12.9.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tena, Tishthat, Tadrupa, Eva, Jivat, Jivan, Balaka, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Nirvrita, Tatra, Bhuktavat, Vipratapasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.9.23). 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: “tenodatiṣṭhat tadrūpa eva jīvan sa bālakaḥ
  • teno -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • da -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tiṣṭhat -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • tadrūpa* -
  • tadrūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jīvan -
  • jīvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jīv -> jīvat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jīv class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bālakaḥ -
  • bālaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tataḥ sa nirvṛtas tatra bhuktavān vipratāpasaḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirvṛtas -
  • nirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • bhuktavān -
  • bhuktavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vipratāpasaḥ -
  • vipratāpasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.9.23

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 12.9.23 in Bengali sript:
তেনোদতিষ্ঠত্ তদ্রূপ এব জীবন্ স বালকঃ ।
ততঃ স নির্বৃতস্ তত্র ভুক্তবান্ বিপ্রতাপসঃ ॥ ২৩ ॥

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