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 12.23.80

ततो ऽकस्मात् सुधावर्षम् इव मन्वानयोस् तयोः ।
भुवं मलयवत्यां च लिखन्त्यां ह्रीतया दृशा ॥ ८० ॥

tato 'kasmāt sudhāvarṣam iva manvānayos tayoḥ |
bhuvaṃ malayavatyāṃ ca likhantyāṃ hrītayā dṛśā || 80 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.80 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 (12.23.80). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Akasmat, Sudhavarsha, Iva, Manvana, Bhuva, Bhu, Malayavati, Likhanti, Hrita, Drisha, Drish,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.80). 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: “tato 'kasmāt sudhāvarṣam iva manvānayos tayoḥ
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • akasmāt -
  • akasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sudhāvarṣam -
  • sudhāvarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • manvānayos -
  • man -> manvāna (participle, masculine)
    [genitive dual from √man class 8 verb], [locative dual from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> manvāna (participle, neuter)
    [genitive dual from √man class 8 verb], [locative dual from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> manvānā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive dual from √man class 8 verb], [locative dual from √man class 8 verb]
  • tayoḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 2: “bhuvaṃ malayavatyāṃ ca likhantyāṃ hrītayā dṛśā
  • bhuvam -
  • bhuva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhuva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhū (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • malayavatyām -
  • malayavatī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • likhantyām -
  • likh -> likhantī (participle, feminine)
    [locative single from √likh class 6 verb]
  • hrītayā -
  • hrītā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    hrī -> hrītā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √hrī class 3 verb]
  • dṛśā -
  • dṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    dṛś (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.80

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 12.23.80 in Bengali sript:
ততো ঽকস্মাত্ সুধাবর্ষম্ ইব মন্বানযোস্ তযোঃ ।
ভুবং মলযবত্যাং চ লিখন্ত্যাং হ্রীতযা দৃশা ॥ ৮০ ॥

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