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 12.12.6

तस्यात्मनो ऽनुरूपायां भार्यायां गृहमेधिनः ।
गुणवान् सदृशः पुत्रो देवस्वामीत्य् अजायत ॥ ६ ॥

tasyātmano 'nurūpāyāṃ bhāryāyāṃ gṛhamedhinaḥ |
guṇavān sadṛśaḥ putro devasvāmīty ajāyata || 6 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.12.6 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 (12.12.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tas, Atman, Anurupa, Bharya, Grihamedhin, Gunavat, Sadrish, Sadrisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.12.6). 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.

  • Line1: “tasyātmano 'nurūpāyāṃ bhāryāyāṃ gṛhamedhinaḥ
  • tasyā -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ātmano' -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • anurūpāyām -
  • anurūpā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • bhāryāyām -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [locative single from √bhṛ]
  • gṛhamedhinaḥ -
  • gṛhamedhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gṛhamedhin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line2: “guṇavān sadṛśaḥ putro devasvāmīty ajāyata
  • guṇavān -
  • guṇavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sadṛśaḥ -
  • sadṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sadṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sadṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • putro* -
  • Cannot analyse devasvāmīty*aj
  • ajāyata -
  • jai (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [imperfect middle third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.12.6

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 12.12.6 in Bengali sript:
তস্যাত্মনো ঽনুরূপাযাং ভার্যাযাং গৃহমেধিনঃ ।
গুণবান্ সদৃশঃ পুত্রো দেবস্বামীত্য্ অজাযত ॥ ৬ ॥

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