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 17.5.81

तस्मान् निर्गच्छतो ऽसंख्यान् घोरान् आशीविषान् अहीन् ।
गरुडैर् गारुडास्त्रोत्थैर् अर्दयन् मलयध्वजः ॥ ८१ ॥

tasmān nirgacchato 'saṃkhyān ghorān āśīviṣān ahīn |
garuḍair gāruḍāstrotthair ardayan malayadhvajaḥ || 81 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.5.81 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 (17.5.81). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tasmat, Tad, Nirga, Ccha, Tas, Asankhya, Ghora, Ashivisha, Ahi, Garuda, Garudastra, Uttha, Yat, Yad, Malayadhvaja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.5.81). 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: “tasmān nirgacchato 'saṃkhyān ghorān āśīviṣān ahīn
  • tasmān -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • nirga -
  • nirga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ccha -
  • ccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ccha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • to' -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asaṅkhyān -
  • asaṅkhya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ghorān -
  • ghora (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • āśīviṣān -
  • āśīviṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ahīn -
  • ahi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line2: “garuḍair gāruḍāstrotthair ardayan malayadhvajaḥ
  • garuḍair -
  • garuḍa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • gāruḍāstro -
  • gāruḍāstra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gāruḍāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • utthair -
  • uttha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    uttha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • arda -
  • ard (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    ard (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yan -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • malayadhvajaḥ -
  • malayadhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.5.81

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 17.5.81 in Bengali sript:
তস্মান্ নির্গচ্ছতো ঽসংখ্যান্ ঘোরান্ আশীবিষান্ অহীন্ ।
গরুডৈর্ গারুডাস্ত্রোত্থৈর্ অর্দযন্ মলযধ্বজঃ ॥ ৮১ ॥

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