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 12.34.283

तां गाहमानः सुलभानेकपायां निराश्रयाम् ।
दुर्दशाम् इव स प्रापि पुलिन्दैर् उद्यतायुधैः ॥ २८२ ॥

tāṃ gāhamānaḥ sulabhānekapāyāṃ nirāśrayām |
durdaśām iva sa prāpi pulindair udyatāyudhaiḥ || 282 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.283 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 (12.34.283). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gaha, Ana, Sulabha, Nirashraya, Durdasha, Iva, Prapin, Pulinda, Udyatayudha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.283). 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: “tāṃ gāhamānaḥ sulabhānekapāyāṃ nirāśrayām
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gāham -
  • gāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gāha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gāhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ānaḥ -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    an (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • sulabhān -
  • sulabha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • eka -
  • eka (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • pāyām -
  • (verb class 2)
    [optative active first single]
    (verb class 2)
    [optative active first single]
  • nirāśrayām -
  • nirāśrayā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “durdaśām iva sa prāpi pulindair udyatāyudhaiḥ
  • durdaśām -
  • durdaśā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāpi -
  • prāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pulindair -
  • pulinda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • udyatāyudhaiḥ -
  • udyatāyudha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    udyatāyudha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.34.283

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 12.34.283 in Bengali sript:
তাং গাহমানঃ সুলভানেকপাযাং নিরাশ্রযাম্ ।
দুর্দশাম্ ইব স প্রাপি পুলিন্দৈর্ উদ্যতাযুধৈঃ ॥ ২৮২ ॥

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