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 17.4.173

नवभर्तरि देवनिर्मिते मे सहसा संप्रति शापदुःखम् आप्ते ।
अहमत्र सुखं कथं वसेयं परमात्मा हि पतिः कुलाङ्गनानाम् ॥ १७३ ॥

navabhartari devanirmite me sahasā saṃprati śāpaduḥkham āpte |
ahamatra sukhaṃ kathaṃ vaseyaṃ paramātmā hi patiḥ kulāṅganānām || 173 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.4.173 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 (17.4.173). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nava, Navan, Bhartri, Devanirmita, Asmad, Sahasa, Sahas, Samprati, Shapa, Duhkham, Duhkha, Apta, Apti, Aha, Atra, Sukham, Sukha, Katham, Katha, Paramatma, Pati, Kulangana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.4.173). 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: “navabhartari devanirmite me sahasā saṃprati śāpaduḥkham āpte
  • nava -
  • nava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    navan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    navan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nu (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhartari -
  • bhartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • devanirmite -
  • devanirmita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    devanirmita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    devanirmitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • sahasā -
  • sahasā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sahas (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sahas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • samprati -
  • samprati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    samprati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    samprati (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sampratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sampratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    sampratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śāpa -
  • śāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • duḥkham -
  • duḥkham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    duḥkhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āpte -
  • āpta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āpta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    āpti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ahamatra sukhaṃ kathaṃ vaseyaṃ paramātmā hi patiḥ kulāṅganānām
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sukham -
  • sukham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vaseyam -
  • vas (verb class 1)
    [optative active first single]
  • paramātmā* -
  • paramātma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    paramātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • patiḥ -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kulāṅganānām -
  • kulāṅganā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.4.173

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 17.4.173 in Bengali sript:
নবভর্তরি দেবনির্মিতে মে সহসা সংপ্রতি শাপদুঃখম্ আপ্তে ।
অহমত্র সুখং কথং বসেযং পরমাত্মা হি পতিঃ কুলাঙ্গনানাম্ ॥ ১৭৩ ॥

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