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 18.1.104

आरुह्य वहनं चावाम् व्रजावो यावद् अम्बुधौ ।
तावद् द्राग्दृष्टवन्तौ स्वस् तन्मध्ये पुलिनं महत् ॥ १०४ ॥

āruhya vahanaṃ cāvām vrajāvo yāvad ambudhau |
tāvad drāgdṛṣṭavantau svas tanmadhye pulinaṃ mahat || 104 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.104 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 (18.1.104). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Aruhya, Vahana, Yavat, Ambudhi, Tavat, Drak, Drishtavat, Sva, Tanmadhya, Pulina, Mahat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.104). 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: “āruhya vahanaṃ cāvām vrajāvo yāvad ambudhau
  • āruhya -
  • āruhya (indeclinable)
  • vahanam -
  • vahana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vahana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vahanā (noun, feminine)
  • cāvā -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vrajāvo* -
  • vraj (verb class 1)
    [present active first dual]
  • yāvad -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ambudhau -
  • ambudhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “tāvad drāgdṛṣṭavantau svas tanmadhye pulinaṃ mahat
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • drāg -
  • drāk (indeclinable)
  • dṛṣṭavantau -
  • dṛṣṭavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √dṛś class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √dṛś class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • svas -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active first dual]
  • tanmadhye -
  • tanmadhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pulinam -
  • pulina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pulina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.104

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 18.1.104 in Bengali sript:
আরুহ্য বহনং চাবাম্ ব্রজাবো যাবদ্ অম্বুধৌ ।
তাবদ্ দ্রাগ্দৃষ্টবন্তৌ স্বস্ তন্মধ্যে পুলিনং মহত্ ॥ ১০৪ ॥

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