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 18.4.307

ततो रूपवती स्माह तात पाटलिपुत्रकात् ।
देसटाख्यद्विजसुतः केसटाख्यः स मत्पतिः ॥ ३०६ ॥

tato rūpavatī smāha tāta pāṭaliputrakāt |
desaṭākhyadvijasutaḥ kesaṭākhyaḥ sa matpatiḥ || 306 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.4.307 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 (18.4.307). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Rupavat, Rupavati, Sma, Sman, Aha, Pataliputraka, Vija, Sut, Suta, Kesata, Asmad, Pati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.4.307). 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: “tato rūpavatī smāha tāta pāṭaliputrakāt
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • rūpavatī -
  • rūpavatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rūpavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • smā -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    smā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • aha -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāta -
  • tāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṭaliputrakāt -
  • pāṭaliputraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pāṭaliputraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “desaṭākhyadvijasutaḥ kesaṭākhyaḥ sa matpatiḥ
  • desa -
  • das (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    das (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ṭā -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akhyad -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single]
  • vija -
  • vija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vij (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sutaḥ -
  • 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]
  • kesaṭā -
  • kesaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kesaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyaḥ -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mat -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • patiḥ -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.4.307

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 18.4.307 in Bengali sript:
ততো রূপবতী স্মাহ তাত পাটলিপুত্রকাত্ ।
দেসটাখ্যদ্বিজসুতঃ কেসটাখ্যঃ স মত্পতিঃ ॥ ৩০৬ ॥

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