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 17.2.94

विद्युद्ध्वजस्य हन्तारं भाविजामातरं किल ।
तदस्य दुष्कृतस्यान्तस्तावन्नः किं त्वहं चिरम् ॥ ९४ ॥

vidyuddhvajasya hantāraṃ bhāvijāmātaraṃ kila |
tadasya duṣkṛtasyāntastāvannaḥ kiṃ tvahaṃ ciram || 94 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.2.94 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 (17.2.94). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vidyuddhvaja, Hantri, Bhavin, Bhavi, Jamatri, Kila, Tada, Dushkrita, Anta, Tavat, Kim, Tva, Aha, Asmad, Ciram, Cira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.2.94). 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: “vidyuddhvajasya hantāraṃ bhāvijāmātaraṃ kila
  • vidyuddhvajasya -
  • vidyuddhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • hantāram -
  • hantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhāvi -
  • bhāvin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhāvin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhāvī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhāvī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhāvī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • jāmātaram -
  • jāmātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “tadasya duṣkṛtasyāntastāvannaḥ kiṃ tvahaṃ ciram
  • tadasya -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • duṣkṛtasyā -
  • duṣkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    duṣkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • antas -
  • anta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāvann -
  • tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tva -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    tva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.2.94

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 17.2.94 in Bengali sript:
বিদ্যুদ্ধ্বজস্য হন্তারং ভাবিজামাতরং কিল ।
তদস্য দুষ্কৃতস্যান্তস্তাবন্নঃ কিং ত্বহং চিরম্ ॥ ৯৪ ॥

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