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 18.3.60

कृत्स्नं चेत्स्मर्यते सम्यक्तत्तदालिखतां पटे ।
देवेन नगरं यावदुपायो ऽत्र निरूप्यते ॥ ६० ॥

kṛtsnaṃ cetsmaryate samyaktattadālikhatāṃ paṭe |
devena nagaraṃ yāvadupāyo 'tra nirūpyate || 60 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.3.60 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 (18.3.60). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kritsna, Tad, Tada, Pata, Pati, Deva, Nagara, Yavat, Upaya, Upayu, Atra, Nirupyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.3.60). 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: “kṛtsnaṃ cetsmaryate samyaktattadālikhatāṃ paṭe”
  • kṛtsnam -
  • kṛtsna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṛtsnam (adverb)
    kṛtsnam (accusative single)
    kṛtsna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kṛtsnam (adverb)
    kṛtsnam (nominative single)
    kṛtsnam (accusative single)
    kṛtsnā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛtsnam (adverb)
  • Cannot analyse cetsmaryate*sa
  • samyak -
  • samyak (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tadā (indeclinable correlative); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tadā (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tada (vocative single)
    tada (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tada (vocative single)
    tadā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    tadā (nominative single)
    tadā (nominative single)
  • alikhatām -
  • likh (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    alikhatām (imperfect active third dual)
  • paṭe -
  • paṭa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    paṭe (locative single)
    paṭa (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    paṭe (nominative dual)
    paṭe (vocative dual)
    paṭe (accusative dual)
    paṭe (locative single)
    paṭi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    paṭe (vocative single)
  • Line2: “devena nagaraṃ yāvadupāyo 'tra nirūpyate”
  • devena -
  • deva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    devena (instrumental single)
    deva (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    devena (instrumental single)
  • nagaram -
  • nagara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    nagaram (adverb)
    nagaram (nominative single)
    nagaram (accusative single)
  • yāvad -
  • yāvat (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yāvat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    yāvat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    yāvat (nominative single)
    yāvat (vocative single)
    yāvat (accusative single)
  • upāyo' -
  • upāya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    upāyaḥ (nominative single)
    upāyu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    upāyo (vocative single)
    upāyu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    upāyo (vocative single)
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    atra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    atra (vocative single)
    atra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    atra (vocative single)
  • nirūpyate -
  • nirūpyatā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    nirūpyate (nominative dual)
    nirūpyate (vocative single)
    nirūpyate (vocative dual)
    nirūpyate (accusative dual)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.3.60

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 18.3.60 in Bengali sript:
কৃত্স্নং চেত্স্মর্যতে সম্যক্তত্তদালিখতাং পটে ।
দেবেন নগরং যাবদুপাযো ঽত্র নিরূপ্যতে ॥ ৬০ ॥

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