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 12.14.21

कृतस्नानाय राज्ञे च प्रोन्मुच्य वसनाञ्चलात् ।
प्रक्षाल्योपानयत् तस्मै हृद्यान्य् आमलकानि सः ॥ २१ ॥

kṛtasnānāya rājñe ca pronmucya vasanāñcalāt |
prakṣālyopānayat tasmai hṛdyāny āmalakāni saḥ || 21 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.14.21 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 (12.14.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Krita, Snana, Rajan, Pra, Vasana, Cala, Prakshalya, Upana, Yat, Yad, Tad, Amalaka, Sah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.14.21). 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: “kṛtasnānāya rājñ;e ca pronmucya vasanāñ;calāt
  • kṛta -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural], [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • snānāya -
  • snāna (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • rājñe -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pro -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūn -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • mucya -
  • muc -> mucya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √muc]
    muc -> mucya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √muc]
    muñc -> mucya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √muñc]
  • vasanāñ -
  • vasanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • calāt -
  • cala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    cala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “prakṣālyopānayat tasmai hṛdyāny āmalakāni saḥ
  • prakṣālyo -
  • prakṣālya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prakṣālya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prakṣālya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prakṣālyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upāna -
  • upāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • Cannot analyse hṛdyāny*ām
  • āmalakāni -
  • āmalaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.14.21

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 12.14.21 in Bengali sript:
কৃতস্নানায রাজ্ঞে চ প্রোন্মুচ্য বসনাঞ্চলাত্ ।
প্রক্ষাল্যোপানযত্ তস্মৈ হৃদ্যান্য্ আমলকানি সঃ ॥ ২১ ॥

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