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 12.12.23

तन्मातापि हरिस्वामिभार्या तत्कलम् एव सा ।
केनाप्य् एत्य तृतीयेन सुतां तां याचिता पृथक् ॥ २३ ॥

tanmātāpi harisvāmibhāryā tatkalam eva sā |
kenāpy etya tṛtīyena sutāṃ tāṃ yācitā pṛthak || 23 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.12.23 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 (12.12.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tanman, Atapin, Bharya, Tat, Tad, Kala, Eva, Etya, Tritiyena, Tritiya, Sut, Suta, Yacitri, Yacita, Prithak,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.12.23). 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: “tanmātāpi harisvāmibhāryā tatkalam eva
  • tanmā -
  • tanman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ātāpi -
  • ātāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ātāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • harisvāmi -
  • harisvāmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • bhāryā -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bhṛ]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kalam -
  • kala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kalā (noun, feminine)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kenāpy etya tṛtīyena sutāṃ tāṃ yācitā pṛthak
  • Cannot analyse kenāpy*et
  • etya -
  • etya (indeclinable)
  • tṛtīyena -
  • tṛtīyena (indeclinable)
    tṛtīya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tṛtīya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sutām -
  • sut (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sut (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sutā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    su -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √su class 5 verb]
    -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
    su (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yācitā -
  • yācitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yācitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    yāc -> yācitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √yāc class 1 verb]
    yāc (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • pṛthak -
  • pṛthak (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.12.23

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 12.12.23 in Bengali sript:
তন্মাতাপি হরিস্বামিভার্যা তত্কলম্ এব সা ।
কেনাপ্য্ এত্য তৃতীযেন সুতাং তাং যাচিতা পৃথক্ ॥ ২৩ ॥

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