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 12.18.11

तत्र तस्येन्दुलेखाया राज्ञः केलिकचग्रहात् ।
तस्याः पपात कर्णाग्राद् उत्सङ्गे त्वङ्गद् उत्पलम् ॥ ११ ॥

tatra tasyendulekhāyā rājñaḥ kelikacagrahāt |
tasyāḥ papāta karṇāgrād utsaṅge tvaṅgad utpalam || 11 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.18.11 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 (12.18.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Tad, Indulekha, Rajan, Kelika, Graha, Karna, Agra, Utsanga, Tvangat, Utpala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.18.11). 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 tasyendulekhāyā rājñaḥ kelikacagrahāt
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • tasye -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single], [imperative active second single]
  • indulekhāyā* -
  • indulekhā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • rājñaḥ -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kelika -
  • kelika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kelika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • grahāt -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    graha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “tasyāḥ papāta karṇāgrād utsaṅge tvaṅgad utpalam
  • tasyāḥ -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • papāta -
  • (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second plural]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    pat (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • karṇā -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    karṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agrād -
  • agra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • utsaṅge -
  • utsaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    utsaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tvaṅgad -
  • tvaṅg -> tvaṅgat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tvaṅg class 1 verb], [vocative single from √tvaṅg class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tvaṅg class 1 verb]
  • utpalam -
  • utpala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    utpala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    utpalā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.18.11

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 12.18.11 in Bengali sript:
তত্র তস্যেন্দুলেখাযা রাজ্ঞঃ কেলিকচগ্রহাত্ ।
তস্যাঃ পপাত কর্ণাগ্রাদ্ উত্সঙ্গে ত্বঙ্গদ্ উত্পলম্ ॥ ১১ ॥

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