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 12.31.21

राज्ञी चन्द्रवती सात्र दुहित्रा सह विह्वला ।
पलायमाना गहनं दूरम् अन्वग् अगाद् वनम् ॥ २१ ॥

rājñī candravatī sātra duhitrā saha vihvalā |
palāyamānā gahanaṃ dūram anvag agād vanam || 21 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.31.21 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 (12.31.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajni, Candravat, Candravati, Sat, Duhitri, Saha, Vihvala, Pala, Mana, Gahana, Duram, Dura, Anvak, Aga, Vana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.31.21). 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: “rājñī candravatī sātra duhitrā saha vihvalā
  • rājñī -
  • rājñī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • candravatī -
  • candravatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    candravat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sāt -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sāt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • duhitrā -
  • duhitṛ (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vihvalā -
  • vihvalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “palāyamānā gahanaṃ dūram anvag agād vanam
  • palāya -
  • pala (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pala (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • mānā* -
  • māna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    man -> māna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √man class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √man class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> mānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √man class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √man class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √man class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √man class 8 verb]
  • gahanam -
  • gahana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gahana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gahanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dūram -
  • dūram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dūra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dūra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dūrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anvag -
  • anvak (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • agād -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.31.21

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 12.31.21 in Bengali sript:
রাজ্ঞী চন্দ্রবতী সাত্র দুহিত্রা সহ বিহ্বলা ।
পলাযমানা গহনং দূরম্ অন্বগ্ অগাদ্ বনম্ ॥ ২১ ॥

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