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 12.23.84

अतिथित्वात् स नः पूज्यो वरश् चान्यो न तादृशः ।
तस्मान् मलयवत्यासौ कन्यारत्नेन पूज्यताम् ॥ ८४ ॥

atithitvāt sa naḥ pūjyo varaś cānyo na tādṛśaḥ |
tasmān malayavatyāsau kanyāratnena pūjyatām || 84 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.84 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 (12.23.84). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atithitva, Asmad, Pujya, Vara, Varas, Tadrish, Tadrisha, Tasmat, Tad, Malayavati, Asa, Kanyaratna, Pujyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.84). 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: “atithitvāt sa naḥ pūjyo varaś cānyo na tādṛśaḥ
  • atithitvāt -
  • atithitva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • naḥ -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • pūjyo* -
  • pūjya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • varaś -
  • varas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cānyo -
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tādṛśaḥ -
  • tādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    tādṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tasmān malayavatyāsau kanyāratnena pūjyatām
  • tasmān -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • malayavatyā -
  • malayavatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
  • āsau -
  • āsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kanyāratnena -
  • kanyāratna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • pūjyatām -
  • pūjyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    pūj (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive third single]
    pūj (verb class 10)
    [imperative passive third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.84

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 12.23.84 in Bengali sript:
অতিথিত্বাত্ স নঃ পূজ্যো বরশ্ চান্যো ন তাদৃশঃ ।
তস্মান্ মলযবত্যাসৌ কন্যারত্নেন পূজ্যতাম্ ॥ ৮৪ ॥

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