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 12.24.20

याति काले च जात्व् अत्र हत्वा हेमन्तहस्तिनम् ।
फुल्लकुन्दलतादन्तं मथिताम्बुजिनीवनम् ॥ २० ॥

yāti kāle ca jātv atra hatvā hemantahastinam |
phullakundalatādantaṃ mathitāmbujinīvanam || 20 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.24.20 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 (12.24.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yat, Yati, Kale, Kala, Atra, Hemanta, Hastin, Hastina, Phulla, Kunda, Lata, Adanta, Adat, Mathitri, Mathita, Ambujini, Vana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.24.20). 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: “yāti kāle ca jātv atra hatvā hemantahastinam
  • yāti -
  • yāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable)
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse jātv*at
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hatvā -
  • han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • hemanta -
  • hemanta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hastinam -
  • hastina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hastina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hastin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “phullakundalatādantaṃ mathitāmbujinīvanam
  • phulla -
  • phulla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phulla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phull (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kunda -
  • kunda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kunda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • latā -
  • latā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adantam -
  • adanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adanta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adantā (noun, feminine)
    adat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • mathitā -
  • mathita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mathita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mathitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mathitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    manth -> mathita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √manth class 1 verb], [vocative single from √manth class 9 verb]
    manth -> mathita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √manth class 1 verb], [vocative single from √manth class 9 verb]
    manth -> mathitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √manth class 1 verb], [nominative single from √manth class 9 verb]
  • ambujinī -
  • ambujinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.24.20

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 12.24.20 in Bengali sript:
যাতি কালে চ জাত্ব্ অত্র হত্বা হেমন্তহস্তিনম্ ।
ফুল্লকুন্দলতাদন্তং মথিতাম্বুজিনীবনম্ ॥ ২০ ॥

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