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 12.34.34

प्रणिपत्योपविष्टाश् च कृतातिथ्यैः प्रियंवदैः ।
कुतो यूयमिति क्षिप्रात्पृष्टाः स्मस्तैर् महर्षिभिः ॥ ३४ ॥

praṇipatyopaviṣṭāś ca kṛtātithyaiḥ priyaṃvadaiḥ |
kuto yūyamiti kṣiprātpṛṣṭāḥ smastair maharṣibhiḥ || 34 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.34 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 (12.34.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prani, Pati, Patya, Upavishta, Kritatithya, Priyamvada, Kutah, Kuta, Yuya, Yushmad, Iti, Kshiprat, Kshipra, Prishta, Tad, Maharshi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.34). 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: “praṇipatyopaviṣṭāś ca kṛtātithyaiḥ priyaṃvadaiḥ
  • praṇi -
  • praṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    praṇī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • patyo -
  • patya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pat -> patya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pat]
    pat -> patya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pat]
    pati (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    patī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    patī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    pat (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • upaviṣṭāś -
  • upaviṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    upaviṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛtātithyaiḥ -
  • kṛtātithya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kṛtātithya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • priyaṃvadaiḥ -
  • priyaṃvada (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    priyaṃvada (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “kuto yūyamiti kṣiprātpṛṣṭāḥ smastair maharṣibhiḥ
  • kuto* -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yūyam -
  • yu -> yūya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yu class 2 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 6 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 9 verb]
    yu -> yūya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yu class 2 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 2 verb], [nominative single from √yu class 6 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 6 verb], [nominative single from √yu class 9 verb], [accusative single from √yu class 9 verb]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative plural]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kṣiprāt -
  • kṣiprāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṣipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • pṛṣṭāḥ -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √pṛṣ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √praś class 6 verb]
  • smas -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • tair -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • maharṣibhiḥ -
  • maharṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.34

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 12.34.34 in Bengali sript:
প্রণিপত্যোপবিষ্টাশ্ চ কৃতাতিথ্যৈঃ প্রিযংবদৈঃ ।
কুতো যূযমিতি ক্ষিপ্রাত্পৃষ্টাঃ স্মস্তৈর্ মহর্ষিভিঃ ॥ ৩৪ ॥

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