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 13.1.48

मुखे कृत्वा च ताम्बूलं तामवोचं प्रियासखीम् ।
किं ब्रवीम्यधिकं भद्रे हृदि कामो ममेदृशः ॥ ४८ ॥

mukhe kṛtvā ca tāmbūlaṃ tāmavocaṃ priyāsakhīm |
kiṃ bravīmyadhikaṃ bhadre hṛdi kāmo mamedṛśaḥ || 48 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 13.1.48 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 (13.1.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mukha, Kritva, Kritvan, Tambula, Pri, Priya, Asakhi, Kim, Adhikam, Adhika, Bhadra, Hrid, Kama, Asmad, Mama, Idrish, Idrisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 13.1.48). 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.

  • Line1: “mukhe kṛtvā ca tāmbūlaṃ tāmavocaṃ priyāsakhīm
  • mukhe -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāmbūlam -
  • tāmbūla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tāmbūla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tāmavo -
  • cam -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • priyā -
  • priya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    priya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prī (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asakhī -
  • asakhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line2: “kiṃ bravīmyadhikaṃ bhadre hṛdi kāmo mamedṛśaḥ
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bravīmya -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • adhikam -
  • adhikam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhadre -
  • bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhadrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • hṛdi -
  • hṛd (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kāmo* -
  • kāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mame -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    mamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • īdṛśaḥ -
  • īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 13.1.48

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 13.1.48 in Bengali sript:
মুখে কৃত্বা চ তাম্বূলং তামবোচং প্রিযাসখীম্ ।
কিং ব্রবীম্যধিকং ভদ্রে হৃদি কামো মমেদৃশঃ ॥ ৪৮ ॥

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