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 14.2.56

तत्र प्रियायां सुप्तायां तस्यां सुप्तविनिद्रकः ।
नरवाहनदत्तो ऽसौ स्मृत्वाकस्मात्किलाब्रवीत् ॥ ५६ ॥

tatra priyāyāṃ suptāyāṃ tasyāṃ suptavinidrakaḥ |
naravāhanadatto 'sau smṛtvākasmātkilābravīt || 56 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.2.56 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 (14.2.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Priya, Supta, Suptavinidraka, Naravahanadatta, Asi, Asu, Adah, Akasmat, Kila,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.2.56). 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: “tatra priyāyāṃ suptāyāṃ tasyāṃ suptavinidrakaḥ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • priyāyām -
  • priyā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • suptāyām -
  • suptā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    svap -> suptā (participle, feminine)
    [locative single from √svap class 2 verb]
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • suptavinidrakaḥ -
  • suptavinidraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “naravāhanadatto 'sau smṛtvākasmātkilābravīt
  • naravāhanadatto' -
  • naravāhanadatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • smṛtvā -
  • smṛ -> smṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √smṛ]
  • akasmāt -
  • akasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kilā -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.2.56

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 14.2.56 in Bengali sript:
তত্র প্রিযাযাং সুপ্তাযাং তস্যাং সুপ্তবিনিদ্রকঃ ।
নরবাহনদত্তো ঽসৌ স্মৃত্বাকস্মাত্কিলাব্রবীত্ ॥ ৫৬ ॥

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