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 14.2.94

पुरा पाटलिपुत्रे ऽभूत्कापि स्त्री मृतभर्तृका ।
बालैकपुत्रा तरुणी निर्धना रूपशालिनी ॥ ९४ ॥

purā pāṭaliputre 'bhūtkāpi strī mṛtabhartṛkā |
bālaikaputrā taruṇī nirdhanā rūpaśālinī || 94 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.2.94 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 (14.2.94). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pura, Pur, Pataliputra, Kapi, Stri, Mritabhartrika, Bala, Ekaputra, Taruni, Taru, Nirdhana, Rupashalin, Rupashalini, Rupashali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.2.94). 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: “purā pāṭaliputre 'bhūtkāpi strī mṛtabhartṛkā
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāṭaliputre' -
  • pāṭaliputra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pāṭaliputra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • kāpi -
  • kāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • strī -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • mṛtabhartṛkā -
  • mṛtabhartṛkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bālaikaputrā taruṇī nirdhanā rūpaśālinī
  • bālai -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ekaputrā -
  • ekaputrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • taruṇī -
  • taruṇī (indeclinable)
    taruṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    taru (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nirdhanā* -
  • nirdhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nirdhanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rūpaśālinī -
  • rūpaśālinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rūpaśālin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rūpaśālī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.2.94

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 14.2.94 in Bengali sript:
পুরা পাটলিপুত্রে ঽভূত্কাপি স্ত্রী মৃতভর্তৃকা ।
বালৈকপুত্রা তরুণী নির্ধনা রূপশালিনী ॥ ৯৪ ॥

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