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 12.10.90

शारिका सापि तत्कालं भूत्वा स्वःस्त्री तिलोत्तमा ।
तथैव क्षीणतच्छापा जगाम सहसा दिवम् ॥ ९० ॥

śārikā sāpi tatkālaṃ bhūtvā svaḥstrī tilottamā |
tathaiva kṣīṇatacchāpā jagāma sahasā divam || 90 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.10.90 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 (12.10.90). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sharika, Api, Tatkala, Svahstri, Tilottama, Tatha, Kshina, Tat, Tad, Shapa, Sahasa, Div, Diva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.10.90). 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: “śārikā sāpi tatkālaṃ bhūtvā svaḥstrī tilottamā
  • śārikā -
  • śārikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tatkālam -
  • tatkāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatkāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatkālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • svaḥstrī -
  • svaḥstrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tilottamā -
  • tilottamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tathaiva kṣīṇatacchāpā jagāma sahasā divam
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kṣīṇa -
  • kṣīṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣīṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣī -> kṣīṇa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṣī class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṣī class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṣī class 9 verb]
    kṣī -> kṣīṇa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṣī class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṣī class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṣī class 9 verb]
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śāpā* -
  • śāpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • jagāma -
  • (verb class 3)
    [imperative active first plural]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    gam (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    gam (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • sahasā* -
  • sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • divam -
  • diva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    divan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    divā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.10.90

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 12.10.90 in Bengali sript:
শারিকা সাপি তত্কালং ভূত্বা স্বঃস্ত্রী তিলোত্তমা ।
তথৈব ক্ষীণতচ্ছাপা জগাম সহসা দিবম্ ॥ ৯০ ॥

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