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 18.1.14

महामन्त्री च सुमतिर् नाम तस्याभवत्प्रभोः ।
वज्रायुधाभिधानश् च प्रतीहारः क्रमागतः ॥ १४ ॥

mahāmantrī ca sumatir nāma tasyābhavatprabhoḥ |
vajrāyudhābhidhānaś ca pratīhāraḥ kramāgataḥ || 14 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.14 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 (18.1.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mahamantrin, Sumati, Naman, Tad, Prabhu, Vajrayudha, Abhidha, Ana, Anas, Pratihara, Kramagata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.14). 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: “mahāmantrī ca sumatir nāma tasyābhavatprabhoḥ
  • mahāmantrī -
  • mahāmantrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sumatir -
  • sumati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sumati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tasyā -
  • 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]
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • prabhoḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “vajrāyudhābhidhānaś ca pratīhāraḥ kramāgataḥ
  • vajrāyudhā -
  • vajrāyudha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhidhā -
  • abhidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anaś -
  • anas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratīhāraḥ -
  • pratīhāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kramāgataḥ -
  • kramāgata (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 18.1.14

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 18.1.14 in Bengali sript:
মহামন্ত্রী চ সুমতির্ নাম তস্যাভবত্প্রভোঃ ।
বজ্রাযুধাভিধানশ্ চ প্রতীহারঃ ক্রমাগতঃ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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