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 18.4.343

उद्गीर्य तेन च गजेन पुनर्निगीर्णां ताम् एव चित्रमवशां स्ववधूमपश्यम् ।
तं चिन्वतापि करिणं चिरदृष्टनष्टं दृष्ट्वा मयाद्य सुकृतैर् इह देवपादाः ॥ ३४२ ॥

udgīrya tena ca gajena punarnigīrṇāṃ tām eva citramavaśāṃ svavadhūmapaśyam |
taṃ cinvatāpi kariṇaṃ ciradṛṣṭanaṣṭaṃ dṛṣṭvā mayādya sukṛtair iha devapādāḥ || 342 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.4.343 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 (18.4.343). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Udgirya, Tad, Tena, Gaja, Punar, Nigirna, Eva, Citram, Citra, Avasha, Sva, Svan, Vadhu, Apashya, Api, Karin, Cira, Drishtanashta, Maya, Sukrita, Iha, Devapada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.4.343). 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: “udgīrya tena ca gajena punarnigīrṇāṃ tām eva citramavaśāṃ svavadhūmapaśyam
  • udgīrya -
  • udgīrya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gajena -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nigīrṇām -
  • nigīrṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • citram -
  • citram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    citra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    citrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • avaśām -
  • avaśā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sva -
  • sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vadhūm -
  • vadhū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • apaśyam -
  • apaśya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    apaśya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    apaśyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    apaśyan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    apaśyan (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • Line2: “taṃ cinvatāpi kariṇaṃ ciradṛṣṭanaṣṭaṃ dṛṣṭvā mayādya sukṛtair iha devapādāḥ
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cinva -
  • ci (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • atā -
  • at (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kariṇam -
  • karin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cira -
  • cira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dṛṣṭanaṣṭam -
  • dṛṣṭanaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭanaṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭanaṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • mayād -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ya -
  • sukṛtair -
  • sukṛta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sukṛta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • devapādāḥ -
  • devapāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.4.343

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 18.4.343 in Bengali sript:
উদ্গীর্য তেন চ গজেন পুনর্নিগীর্ণাং তাম্ এব চিত্রমবশাং স্ববধূমপশ্যম্ ।
তং চিন্বতাপি করিণং চিরদৃষ্টনষ্টং দৃষ্ট্বা মযাদ্য সুকৃতৈর্ ইহ দেবপাদাঃ ॥ ৩৪২ ॥

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