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 12.28.88

एतद् गणेभ्यः श्रुत्वा सा शरण्या शङ्करप्रिया ।
शान्तानङ्गास् त्रयो ऽप्य् एते जीवन्त्व् इति समादिशत् ॥ ८८ ॥

etad gaṇebhyaḥ śrutvā sā śaraṇyā śaṅkarapriyā |
śāntānaṅgās trayo 'py ete jīvantv iti samādiśat || 88 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.28.88 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 (12.28.88). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Gana, Sharani, Sharanya, Shankarapriya, Shanta, Eta, Eti, Esha, Iti, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.28.88). 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: “etad gaṇebhyaḥ śrutvā śaraṇyā śaṅkarapriyā
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gaṇebhyaḥ -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaraṇyā -
  • śaraṇi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śaraṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śaraṇī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    śaraṇī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śaṅkarapriyā -
  • śaṅkarapriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śāntānaṅgās trayo 'py ete jīvantv iti samādiśat
  • śāntān -
  • śānta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    śam -> śānta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √śam class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √śam class 9 verb]
  • aṅgās -
  • Cannot analyse trayo'py*et
  • ete -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • Cannot analyse jīvantv*it
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    samā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adiśat -
  • diś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.28.88

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 12.28.88 in Bengali sript:
এতদ্ গণেভ্যঃ শ্রুত্বা সা শরণ্যা শঙ্করপ্রিযা ।
শান্তানঙ্গাস্ ত্রযো ঽপ্য্ এতে জীবন্ত্ব্ ইতি সমাদিশত্ ॥ ৮৮ ॥

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