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 17.5.54

इदानीं त्व् इन्द्रदत्तौ मे विद्येते खचरौ गजौ ।
ताभ्यां सह सपुत्रस् तान् प्राप्स्यामि व्योमगान् अपि ॥ ५४ ॥

idānīṃ tv indradattau me vidyete khacarau gajau |
tābhyāṃ saha saputras tān prāpsyāmi vyomagān api || 54 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.5.54 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 (17.5.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Idanim, Indradatta, Asmad, Khacara, Gaja, Tad, Saha, Saputra, Pra, Vyomaga, Api,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.5.54). 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: “idānīṃ tv indradattau me vidyete khacarau gajau
  • idānīm -
  • idānīm (indeclinable)
  • Cannot analyse tv*in
  • indradattau -
  • indradatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [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]
  • vidyete -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third dual]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third dual]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third dual]
  • khacarau -
  • khacara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • gajau -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “tābhyāṃ saha saputras tān prāpsyāmi vyomagān api
  • tābhyām -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • saputras -
  • saputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    prā (Preverb)
  • āpsyāmi -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [future active first single]
  • vyomagān -
  • vyomaga (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.5.54

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 17.5.54 in Bengali sript:
ইদানীং ত্ব্ ইন্দ্রদত্তৌ মে বিদ্যেতে খচরৌ গজৌ ।
তাভ্যাং সহ সপুত্রস্ তান্ প্রাপ্স্যামি ব্যোমগান্ অপি ॥ ৫৪ ॥

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