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 12.14.16

तदाकर्ण्याञ्जलिं बद्ध्वा स तं कार्पटिको ऽभ्यधात् ।
वेद्मि किं च क्षणं तावद् इह विश्राम्यतु प्रभुः ॥ १६ ॥

tadākarṇyāñjaliṃ baddhvā sa taṃ kārpaṭiko 'bhyadhāt |
vedmi kiṃ ca kṣaṇaṃ tāvad iha viśrāmyatu prabhuḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.14.16 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 (12.14.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Akarnya, Karpatika, Abhi, Kim, Kshanam, Kshana, Tavat, Iha, Prabhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.14.16). 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: “tadākarṇyāñjaliṃ baddhvā sa taṃ kārpaṭiko 'bhyadhāt
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akarṇyāñ -
  • akarṇya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ja -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lim -
  • li (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • baddhvā -
  • bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
    bandh -> baddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bandh]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kārpaṭiko' -
  • kārpaṭika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adhāt -
  • dhā (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    dhā (verb class 4)
    [aorist active third single]
  • Line 2: “vedmi kiṃ ca kṣaṇaṃ tāvad iha viśrāmyatu prabhuḥ
  • vedmi -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣaṇam -
  • kṣaṇam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • śrāmyatu -
  • śram (verb class 4)
    [imperative active third single]
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.14.16

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 12.14.16 in Bengali sript:
তদাকর্ণ্যাঞ্জলিং বদ্ধ্বা স তং কার্পটিকো ঽভ্যধাত্ ।
বেদ্মি কিং চ ক্ষণং তাবদ্ ইহ বিশ্রাম্যতু প্রভুঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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