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 12.31.50

सापि जन्मान्तरगतेवावशाङ्गीचकार तम् ।
अनाथा कृच्छ्रपतिता विदेशे स्त्री करोति किम् ॥ ५० ॥

sāpi janmāntaragatevāvaśāṅgīcakāra tam |
anāthā kṛcchrapatitā videśe strī karoti kim || 50 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.31.50 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 (12.31.50). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Api, Janmantaragata, Vava, Ashan, Angin, Angi, Cakara, Anatha, Kricchrapatita, Videsha, Stri, Karoti, Kim,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.31.50). 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: “sāpi janmāntaragatevāvaśāṅgīcakāra tam
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • janmāntaragate -
  • janmāntaragata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    janmāntaragata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    janmāntaragatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vāva -
  • vāva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first dual]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • aśā -
  • aśan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • aṅgī -
  • aṅgī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    aṅgī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    aṅgin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cakāra -
  • cakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṝ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṝ (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “anāthā kṛcchrapatitā videśe strī karoti kim
  • anāthā -
  • anāthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛcchrapatitā* -
  • kṛcchrapatita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛcchrapatitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • videśe -
  • videśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • strī -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.31.50

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 12.31.50 in Bengali sript:
সাপি জন্মান্তরগতেবাবশাঙ্গীচকার তম্ ।
অনাথা কৃচ্ছ্রপতিতা বিদেশে স্ত্রী করোতি কিম্ ॥ ৫০ ॥

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