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 16.3.32

अथ तस्य सुतौ माद्र्यां जायेते स्म यमावुभौ ।
तौ च नाम्ना करोति स्म स पिता रामलक्ष्मणौ ॥ ३२ ॥

atha tasya sutau mādryāṃ jāyete sma yamāvubhau |
tau ca nāmnā karoti sma sa pitā rāmalakṣmaṇau || 32 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 16.3.32 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 (16.3.32). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Tad, Sut, Suta, Suti, Madri, Sma, Yama, Ubha, Namna, Naman, Karoti, Pitri, Rama, Lakshmana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 16.3.32). 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: “atha tasya sutau mādryāṃ jāyete sma yamāvubhau
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sutau -
  • sut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    suta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    suti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    su -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √su class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √su class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √su class 5 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 6 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb]
  • mādryām -
  • mādrī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • jāyete -
  • jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third dual]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third dual]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • yamāvu -
  • yama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ubhau -
  • ubha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line2: “tau ca nāmnā karoti sma sa pitā rāmalakṣmaṇau
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāmnā -
  • nāmnā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nāman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pitā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • rāma -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • lakṣmaṇau -
  • lakṣmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 16.3.32

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 16.3.32 in Bengali sript:
অথ তস্য সুতৌ মাদ্র্যাং জাযেতে স্ম যমাবুভৌ ।
তৌ চ নাম্না করোতি স্ম স পিতা রামলক্ষ্মণৌ ॥ ৩২ ॥

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