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 12.20.28

ब्राह्मण्यमात्रवित्तस्य निर्गत्यैव स्वदेशतः ।
प्रियाप्राप्तीच्छया सो ऽथ तीर्थानि भ्रमितुं ययौ ॥ २८ ॥

brāhmaṇyamātravittasya nirgatyaiva svadeśataḥ |
priyāprāptīcchayā so 'tha tīrthāni bhramituṃ yayau || 28 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.20.28 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 (12.20.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmanya, Atra, Vitta, Nirgati, Svadesha, Tas, Pri, Priya, Aprapti, Iccha, Tirtha, Yayi, Yayu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.20.28). 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.

  • Line1: “brāhmaṇyamātravittasya nirgatyaiva svadeśataḥ”
  • brāhmaṇyam -
  • brāhmaṇya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    brāhmaṇyam (adverb)
    brāhmaṇyam (accusative single)
    brāhmaṇya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    brāhmaṇyam (adverb)
    brāhmaṇyam (nominative single)
    brāhmaṇyam (accusative single)
    brāhmaṇyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    brāhmaṇyam (adverb)
  • ātra -
  • ātra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ātra (vocative single)
  • vittasya -
  • vitta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vittasya (genitive single)
    vitta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vittasya (genitive single)
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vittasya (genitive single), from √vid (class 6 verb)
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    vittasya (genitive single), from √vid (class 6 verb)
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vittasya (genitive single), from √vid (class 7 verb)
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    vittasya (genitive single), from √vid (class 7 verb)
  • nirgatyai -
  • nirgati (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    nirgatī (nominative dual)
    nirgatī (vocative dual)
    nirgatī (accusative dual)
    nirgati (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    nirgatī (nominative dual)
    nirgatī (vocative dual)
    nirgatī (accusative dual)
    nirgatyā (instrumental single)
    nirgati (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    nirgati (nominative single)
    nirgati (vocative single)
    nirgati (accusative single)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • svadeśa -
  • svadeśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    svadeśa (vocative single)
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    tas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (nominative single)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    taḥ (accusative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    taḥ (nominative single)
  • Line2: “priyāprāptīcchayā so 'tha tīrthāni bhramituṃ yayau”
  • priyā -
  • priya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    priya (vocative single)
    priya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    priya (vocative single)
    prī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    priyā (instrumental single)
    priyā (instrumental single)
    prī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    priyā (instrumental single)
    priyā (instrumental single)
    priyā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    priyā (nominative single)
    priyā (nominative single)
  • aprāptī -
  • aprāpti (noun, feminine); (8 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    aprāptī (nominative dual)
    aprāptī (nominative dual)
    aprāptī (vocative dual)
    aprāptī (vocative dual)
    aprāptī (accusative dual)
    aprāptī (accusative dual)
  • icchayā -
  • icchayā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    icchā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    icchayā (instrumental single)
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    so (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saḥ (nominative single)
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • tīrthāni -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tīrthāni (nominative plural)
    tīrthāni (vocative plural)
    tīrthāni (accusative plural)
  • bhramitum -
  • bhram -> bhramitum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √bhram
    bhram -> bhramitum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √bhram
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    yayi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    yayu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    yayu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    yayau (perfect active first single)
    yayau (perfect active third single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.20.28

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 12.20.28 in Bengali sript:
ব্রাহ্মণ্যমাত্রবিত্তস্য নির্গত্যৈব স্বদেশতঃ ।
প্রিযাপ্রাপ্তীচ্ছযা সো ঽথ তীর্থানি ভ্রমিতুং যযৌ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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