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 12.33.1

नमो विघ्नजिते यस्य जानुदेशे विवर्तते ।
कुम्भस्रस्तेव नक्षत्रमाला रात्रिषु नृत्यतः ॥ १ ॥

namo vighnajite yasya jānudeśe vivartate |
kumbhasrasteva nakṣatramālā rātriṣu nṛtyataḥ || 1 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.33.1 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 (12.33.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nama, Namas, Vighnajit, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Janu, Desha, Vivarta, Tad, Yushmad, Kumbha, Srasta, Srasti, Iva, Nakshatramala, Ratri, Shu, Nrityat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.33.1). 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: “namo vighnajite yasya jānudeśe vivartate
  • namo* -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vighnajite -
  • vighnajit (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • jānu -
  • jānu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • deśe -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vivarta -
  • vivarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “kumbhasrasteva nakṣatramālā rātriṣu nṛtyataḥ
  • kumbha -
  • kumbha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kumbha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sraste -
  • srasta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    srasta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    srastā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    srasti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    sras -> srasta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sras class 1 verb], [locative single from √sras class 1 verb]
    sras -> srasta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √sras class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sras class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √sras class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √sras class 1 verb], [locative single from √sras class 1 verb]
    sras -> srastā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sras class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √sras class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sras class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √sras class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √sras class 1 verb]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nakṣatramālā* -
  • nakṣatramālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rātri -
  • rātrī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ṣu -
  • ṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ṣū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • nṛtyataḥ -
  • nṛt -> nṛtyat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √nṛt class 4 verb], [ablative single from √nṛt class 4 verb], [genitive single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
    nṛt -> nṛtyat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √nṛt class 4 verb], [genitive single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
    nṛt (verb class 4)
    [present active third dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.33.1

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 12.33.1 in Bengali sript:
নমো বিঘ্নজিতে যস্য জানুদেশে বিবর্ততে ।
কুম্ভস্রস্তেব নক্ষত্রমালা রাত্রিষু নৃত্যতঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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