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 12.34.146

क्व प्रस्थितास्मि क्व प्राप्ता क्व च मे स परिच्छदः ।
क्व विनीतमतिर्वृत्तमकस्मात्किमिदं मम ॥ १४६ ॥

kva prasthitāsmi kva prāptā kva ca me sa paricchadaḥ |
kva vinītamatirvṛttamakasmātkimidaṃ mama || 146 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.146 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 (12.34.146). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kva, Prasthita, Prapta, Asmad, Paricchad, Paricchada, Vinitamati, Vritta, Akasmat, Kimi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.146). 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: “kva prasthitāsmi kva prāptā kva ca me sa paricchadaḥ
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • prasthitā -
  • prasthita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prasthita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prasthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • prāptā -
  • prāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • paricchadaḥ -
  • paricchad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    paricchad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    paricchada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kva vinītamatirvṛttamakasmātkimidaṃ mama
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • vinītamatir -
  • vinītamati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vṛttam -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vṛttā (noun, feminine)
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • akasmāt -
  • akasmāt (indeclinable)
  • kimi -
  • kimi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kimi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kimi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dam -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    (noun, masculine)
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.146

Cover of edition (2005)

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 12.34.146 in Bengali sript:
ক্ব প্রস্থিতাস্মি ক্ব প্রাপ্তা ক্ব চ মে স পরিচ্ছদঃ ।
ক্ব বিনীতমতির্বৃত্তমকস্মাত্কিমিদং মম ॥ ১৪৬ ॥

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