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 12.24.12

देवो ऽपि सर्वरत्नानां प्रभुः कृत्स्ने ऽपि भूतले ।
तत्स्वीकृत्यानुगृह्णातु देवस् तां प्रतिमुच्य वा ॥ १२ ॥

devo 'pi sarvaratnānāṃ prabhuḥ kṛtsne 'pi bhūtale |
tatsvīkṛtyānugṛhṇātu devas tāṃ pratimucya vā || 12 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.24.12 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 (12.24.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Deva, Devri, Api, Sarvaratna, Prabhu, Kritsna, Bhutala, Tat, Tad, Svikriti, Anu, Prati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.24.12). 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: “devo 'pi sarvaratnānāṃ prabhuḥ kṛtsne 'pi bhūtale
  • devo' -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sarvaratnānām -
  • sarvaratna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvaratnā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtsne' -
  • kṛtsna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṛtsna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛtsnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • bhūtale -
  • bhūtala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “tatsvīkṛtyānugṛhṇātu devas tāṃ pratimucya
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svīkṛtyā -
  • svīkṛti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
  • ānu -
  • ānu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ānu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ānu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ānu (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • gṛhṇātu -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [imperative active third single]
  • devas -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pratim -
  • prati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ucya -
  • uc -> ucya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √uc]
    vac -> ucya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> ucya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    uc (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.24.12

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 12.24.12 in Bengali sript:
দেবো ঽপি সর্বরত্নানাং প্রভুঃ কৃত্স্নে ঽপি ভূতলে ।
তত্স্বীকৃত্যানুগৃহ্ণাতু দেবস্ তাং প্রতিমুচ্য বা ॥ ১২ ॥

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