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 12.17.59

तत्र गुप्तं प्रविष्टा सा प्रहृष्टोपागता सती ।
दृष्ट्वा पृष्टवते तस्मै पत्ये सर्वम् अवर्णयत् ॥ ५९ ॥

tatra guptaṃ praviṣṭā sā prahṛṣṭopāgatā satī |
dṛṣṭvā pṛṣṭavate tasmai patye sarvam avarṇayat || 59 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.17.59 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 (12.17.59). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Guptam, Gupta, Pravishta, Prahrishta, Upagata, Sat, Sati, Prishtavat, Tad, Pati, Patya, Sarvam, Sarva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.17.59). 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: “tatra guptaṃ praviṣṭā prahṛṣṭopāgatā satī
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • guptam -
  • guptam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    gupta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gupta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    guptā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    gup -> gupta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √gup class 4 verb]
    gup -> gupta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √gup class 4 verb], [accusative single from √gup class 4 verb]
  • praviṣṭā -
  • praviṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prahṛṣṭo -
  • prahṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prahṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prahṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upāgatā -
  • upāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • satī -
  • satī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭvā pṛṣṭavate tasmai patye sarvam avarṇayat
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • pṛṣṭavate -
  • pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭavat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭavat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛṣṭavat (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pṛṣṭavat (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    pṛṣṭavat (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • patye -
  • pati (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    patya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    patī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    pat (verb class 4)
    [present middle first single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • avarṇayat -
  • varṇ (verb class 10)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.17.59

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 12.17.59 in Bengali sript:
তত্র গুপ্তং প্রবিষ্টা সা প্রহৃষ্টোপাগতা সতী ।
দৃষ্ট্বা পৃষ্টবতে তস্মৈ পত্যে সর্বম্ অবর্ণযত্ ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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