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 18.3.86

अपश्यन्ती गतिं कांचित्स्मरेण विवशीकृता ।
उत्थायोत्थाय शयने स्रस्ताङ्गी न्यपतत्परम् ॥ ८६ ॥

apaśyantī gatiṃ kāṃcitsmareṇa vivaśīkṛtā |
utthāyotthāya śayane srastāṅgī nyapatatparam || 86 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.3.86 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 (18.3.86). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Apashyat, Gati, Cit, Smara, Viva, Shi, Krit, Krita, Shayana, Srasta, Angin, Para,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.3.86). 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: “apaśyantī gatiṃ kāṃcitsmareṇa vivaśīkṛtā”
  • apaśyantī -
  • apaśyat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    apaśyantī (nominative dual)
    apaśyantī (vocative dual)
    apaśyantī (accusative dual)
  • gatim -
  • gati (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gatim (accusative single)
    gati (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gatim (accusative single)
  • kāñ -
  • kām (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kām (accusative single)
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    cit (nominative single)
    cit (vocative single)
    cit (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    cit (nominative single)
    cit (vocative single)
    cit (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    cit (nominative single)
    cit (vocative single)
    cit (accusative single)
  • smareṇa -
  • smara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    smareṇa (instrumental single)
    smara (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    smareṇa (instrumental single)
  • viva -
  • viva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    viva (vocative single)
    viva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    viva (vocative single)
  • śī -
  • śī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    śī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    śi (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    śī (nominative dual)
    śī (vocative dual)
    śī (accusative dual)
  • kṛtā -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kṛtā (instrumental single)
    kṛt (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kṛtā (instrumental single)
    kṛtā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛtā (nominative single)
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine); (4 der.)
    kṛtā (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 1 verb)
    kṛtā (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 2 verb)
    kṛtā (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 5 verb)
    kṛtā (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 8 verb)
  • Line2: “utthāyotthāya śayane srastāṅgī nyapatatparam”
  • utthāyotthāya -
  • utthāyotthāya (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • śayane -
  • śayana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śayane (locative single)
    śayana (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    śayane (nominative dual)
    śayane (vocative dual)
    śayane (accusative dual)
    śayane (locative single)
    śayanā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    śayane (nominative dual)
    śayane (vocative single)
    śayane (vocative dual)
    śayane (accusative dual)
  • srastā -
  • srasta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    srasta (vocative single)
    srasta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    srasta (vocative single)
    srastā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    srastā (nominative single)
    srastā (nominative single)
    sras -> srasta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    srasta (vocative single), from √sras (class 1 verb)
    sras -> srasta (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    srasta (vocative single), from √sras (class 1 verb)
    sras -> srastā (participle, feminine); (2 der.)
    srastā (nominative single), from √sras (class 1 verb)
    srastā (nominative single), from √sras (class 1 verb)
  • aṅgī -
  • aṅgin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aṅgī (nominative single)
  • nya -
  • ni (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    (nominative dual)
    (vocative dual)
    (accusative dual)
    ni (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ni (nominative single)
    ni (vocative single)
    ni (accusative single)
    ni (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    (nominative dual)
    (vocative dual)
    (accusative dual)
    (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ni (adverb)
    (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ni (compound)
    ni (adverb)
    ni (nominative single)
    ni (vocative single)
    ni (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ni (adverb)
    ni (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)
  • apatat -
  • pat (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    apatat (imperfect active third single)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    param (adverb)
    param (accusative single)
    para (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    param (nominative single)
    param (accusative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.3.86

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 18.3.86 in Bengali sript:
অপশ্যন্তী গতিং কাংচিত্স্মরেণ বিবশীকৃতা ।
উত্থাযোত্থায শযনে স্রস্তাঙ্গী ন্যপতত্পরম্ ॥ ৮৬ ॥

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