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 12.34.227

केयं सहस्रनयनप्रेक्षणीया किमप्सराः ।
वनश्रीरथवा पुष्पलग्नाग्रकरपल्लवा ॥ २२७ ॥

keyaṃ sahasranayanaprekṣaṇīyā kimapsarāḥ |
vanaśrīrathavā puṣpalagnāgrakarapallavā || 227 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.227 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 (12.34.227). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Keya, Sahasranayana, Prekshaniya, Kim, Apsaras, Apsara, Vana, Shri, Athava, Pushpa, Lagna, Agrakara, Pallava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.227). 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: “keyaṃ sahasranayanaprekṣaṇīyā kimapsarāḥ
  • keyam -
  • ki -> keya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ki class 3 verb]
    ki -> keya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ki class 3 verb], [accusative single from √ki class 3 verb]
  • sahasranayana -
  • sahasranayana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasranayana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prekṣaṇīyā -
  • prekṣaṇīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • apsarāḥ -
  • apsaras (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    apsarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    apsara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “vanaśrīrathavā puṣpalagnāgrakarapallavā
  • vana -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    van (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śrīr -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative plural]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • athavā -
  • athavā (indeclinable)
  • puṣpa -
  • puṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lagnā -
  • lagna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lagna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lagnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    lag -> lagna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √lag class 1 verb]
    lag -> lagna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √lag class 1 verb]
    lag -> lagnā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √lag class 1 verb]
  • agrakara -
  • agrakara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pallavā -
  • pallavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.227

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 12.34.227 in Bengali sript:
কেযং সহস্রনযনপ্রেক্ষণীযা কিমপ্সরাঃ ।
বনশ্রীরথবা পুষ্পলগ্নাগ্রকরপল্লবা ॥ ২২৭ ॥

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