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 18.1.53

क्षत्तुर्वज्रायुधस्यापि पुत्रो भद्रायुधो ऽजनि ।
श्रीधरो ऽजायत सुतो महीधरपुरोधसः ॥ ५३ ॥

kṣatturvajrāyudhasyāpi putro bhadrāyudho 'jani |
śrīdharo 'jāyata suto mahīdharapurodhasaḥ || 53 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.53 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 (18.1.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kshattri, Vajrayudha, Api, Putra, Bhadrayudha, Shridhara, Sut, Suta, Mahidhara, Purodhas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.53). 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: “kṣatturvajrāyudhasyāpi putro bhadrāyudho 'jani
  • kṣattur -
  • kṣattṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vajrāyudhasyā -
  • vajrāyudha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • putro* -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhadrāyudho' -
  • bhadrāyudha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ajani -
  • ajani (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jan (verb class 1)
    [aorist middle first single]
    jan (verb class 10)
    [aorist middle first single]
    jan (verb class 2)
    [imperfect middle first single], [aorist middle first single]
    jan (verb class 3)
    [aorist middle first single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [aorist middle first single]
  • Line 2: “śrīdharo 'jāyata suto mahīdharapurodhasaḥ
  • śrīdharo' -
  • śrīdhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ajāyata -
  • jai (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [imperfect middle third single]
  • suto* -
  • sut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sut (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    suta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 5 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
    su (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • mahīdhara -
  • mahīdhara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahīdhara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • purodhasaḥ -
  • purodhas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.53

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 18.1.53 in Bengali sript:
ক্ষত্তুর্বজ্রাযুধস্যাপি পুত্রো ভদ্রাযুধো ঽজনি ।
শ্রীধরো ঽজাযত সুতো মহীধরপুরোধসঃ ॥ ৫৩ ॥

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