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 12.19.86

तद् वीक्ष्याशङ्कितं मत्वा विनष्टं तं स सज्जनः ।
लक्ष्मीदत्तो वणिग् दुःखाद् देहत्यागोद्यतो ऽभवत् ॥ ८६ ॥

tad vīkṣyāśaṅkitaṃ matvā vinaṣṭaṃ taṃ sa sajjanaḥ |
lakṣmīdatto vaṇig duḥkhād dehatyāgodyato 'bhavat || 86 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.19.86 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 (12.19.86). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Vikshya, Ashankitam, Ashankita, Matu, Matva, Vinashta, Sajjana, Lakshmidatta, Vanij, Duhkha, Dehatyaga, Udyat, Udyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.19.86). 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: “tad vīkṣyāśaṅkitaṃ matvā vinaṣṭaṃ taṃ sa sajjanaḥ
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vīkṣyā -
  • vīkṣya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīkṣya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīkṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśaṅkitam -
  • aśaṅkitam (indeclinable)
    aśaṅkita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aśaṅkita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aśaṅkitā (noun, feminine)
  • matvā* -
  • matu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    matvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vinaṣṭam -
  • vinaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vinaṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vinaṣṭā (noun, feminine)
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sajjanaḥ -
  • sajjana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “lakṣmīdatto vaṇig duḥkhād dehatyāgodyato 'bhavat
  • lakṣmīdatto* -
  • lakṣmīdatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vaṇig -
  • vaṇij (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • duḥkhād -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • dehatyāgo -
  • dehatyāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • udyato' -
  • udyat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.19.86

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 12.19.86 in Bengali sript:
তদ্ বীক্ষ্যাশঙ্কিতং মত্বা বিনষ্টং তং স সজ্জনঃ ।
লক্ষ্মীদত্তো বণিগ্ দুঃখাদ্ দেহত্যাগোদ্যতো ঽভবত্ ॥ ৮৬ ॥

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