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 16.2.203

विचित्य चैताम् अप्राप्य तथा क्रन्दन्नतप्यत ।
यथोपेत्य पिताप्यस्य राजाभूद्भृशविह्वलः ॥ २०३ ॥

vicitya caitām aprāpya tathā krandannatapyata |
yathopetya pitāpyasya rājābhūdbhṛśavihvalaḥ || 203 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 16.2.203 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 (16.2.203). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vicitya, Aprapya, Tatha, Krandat, Yatha, Upetya, Pitri, Apya, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Bhrisha, Vihvala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 16.2.203). 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: “vicitya caitām aprāpya tathā krandannatapyata
  • vicitya -
  • vicitya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vicitya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aitām -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • aprāpya -
  • aprāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aprāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • krandann -
  • krand -> krandat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √krand class 1 verb], [vocative single from √krand class 1 verb]
  • atapyata -
  • tap (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive third single]
    tap (verb class 4)
    [imperfect middle third single], [imperfect passive third single]
  • Line 2: “yathopetya pitāpyasya rājābhūdbhṛśavihvalaḥ
  • yatho -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • upetya -
  • upetya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upetya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pitā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pi (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • apyasya -
  • apya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • rājā -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abhūd -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • bhṛśa -
  • bhṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhṛś (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vihvalaḥ -
  • vihvala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 16.2.203

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 16.2.203 in Bengali sript:
বিচিত্য চৈতাম্ অপ্রাপ্য তথা ক্রন্দন্নতপ্যত ।
যথোপেত্য পিতাপ্যস্য রাজাভূদ্ভৃশবিহ্বলঃ ॥ ২০৩ ॥

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