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 18.1.106

स्वस्ववर्णोचितोपात्तवस्त्राभरणशोभिते ।
सरत्नकंकणक्वाणवितीर्णकरतालिके ॥ १०६ ॥

svasvavarṇocitopāttavastrābharaṇaśobhite |
saratnakaṃkaṇakvāṇavitīrṇakaratālike || 106 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.106 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 (18.1.106). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svasu, Svan, Avarna, Ucita, Upatta, Vastrabharana, Shobhita, Sarat, Nak, Ankana, Kva, Anu, Karatalika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.106). 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: “svasvavarṇocitopāttavastrābharaṇaśobhite
  • svasva -
  • svasū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • avarṇo -
  • avarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avarṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucito -
  • ucita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ucita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ucitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    uc -> ucita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc (verb class 4)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • upātta -
  • upātta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upātta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vastrābharaṇa -
  • vastrābharaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vastrābharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śobhite -
  • śobhita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śobhita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śobhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śubh -> śobhita (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √śubh class 1 verb], [locative single from √śubh class 6 verb], [locative single from √śubh]
    śubh -> śobhita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √śubh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √śubh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √śubh class 1 verb], [locative single from √śubh class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √śubh class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √śubh class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √śubh class 6 verb], [locative single from √śubh class 6 verb], [nominative dual from √śubh], [vocative dual from √śubh], [accusative dual from √śubh], [locative single from √śubh]
    śubh -> śobhitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √śubh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śubh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √śubh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √śubh class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √śubh class 6 verb], [vocative single from √śubh class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √śubh class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √śubh class 6 verb], [nominative dual from √śubh], [vocative single from √śubh], [vocative dual from √śubh], [accusative dual from √śubh]
  • Line 2: “saratnakaṃkaṇakvāṇavitīrṇakaratālike
  • sarat -
  • sarat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sarat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sṛ -> sarat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sṛ class 1 verb]
  • nak -
  • nak (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aṅkaṇa -
  • aṅkaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅkaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kvā -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aṇavi -
  • aṇu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • itīr -
  • ṇa -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karatālike -
  • karatālikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.1.106

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 18.1.106 in Bengali sript:
স্বস্ববর্ণোচিতোপাত্তবস্ত্রাভরণশোভিতে ।
সরত্নকংকণক্বাণবিতীর্ণকরতালিকে ॥ ১০৬ ॥

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