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 18.5.125

शूलस्थचौरदन्तान्तर्गत्वा पश्यत नासिकाम् ।
इत्य् उक्त्वा तद्वधूरात्रिवृत्तान्तं तं जगाद सा ॥ १२५ ॥

śūlasthacauradantāntargatvā paśyata nāsikām |
ity uktvā tadvadhūrātrivṛttāntaṃ taṃ jagāda sā || 125 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.5.125 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 (18.5.125). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shulastha, Caura, Danta, Tan, Ric, Tva, Yushmad, Pashyata, Nasika, Dhu, Dhur, Ratri, Vrittanta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.5.125). 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: “śūlasthacauradantāntargatvā paśyata nāsikām”
  • śūlastha -
  • śūlastha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śūlastha (vocative single)
    śūlastha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śūlastha (vocative single)
  • caura -
  • caura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    caura (vocative single)
    caura (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    caura (vocative single)
  • dantān -
  • danta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dantān (accusative plural)
    dantā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    dantām (accusative single)
  • tar -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ta (vocative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ta (vocative single)
    tan (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ta (compound)
    (nominative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ṛk (compound)
    ṛk (adverb)
    ṛk (nominative single)
    ṛk (vocative single)
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    a (vocative single)
  • tvā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tvā (nominative single)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    tvā (accusative single)
  • paśyata -
  • paśyata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paśyata (vocative single)
    paśyata (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paśyata (vocative single)
  • nāsikām -
  • nāsikā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    nāsikām (accusative single)
  • Line2: “ity uktvā tadvadhūrātrivṛttāntaṃ taṃ jagāda sā”
  • Cannot analyse ity*uk
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √vac
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √vac
  • tadva -
  • tadvan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tadva (compound)
  • dhūr -
  • dhur (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    dhūr (compound)
    dhuḥ (adverb)
    dhūḥ (nominative single)
    dhūḥ (nominative single)
    dhūḥ (vocative single)
    dhūḥ (vocative single)
    dhu (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    dhuḥ (nominative single)
    dhūḥ (accusative plural)
    dhūḥ (accusative plural)
    dhū (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    dhūḥ (nominative single)
    dhūḥ (nominative single)
    dhūḥ (vocative single)
    dhūḥ (vocative single)
  • rātri -
  • rātrī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    rātri (adverb)
    rātri (vocative single)
  • vṛttāntam -
  • vṛttānta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vṛttāntam (adverb)
    vṛttāntam (accusative single)
    vṛttānta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vṛttāntam (adverb)
    vṛttāntam (nominative single)
    vṛttāntam (accusative single)
    vṛttāntā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vṛttāntam (adverb)
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (accusative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (nominative single)
    tam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (accusative single)
  • jagāda -
  • gad (verb class 1); (2 der.)
    jagāda (perfect active first single)
    jagāda (perfect active third single)
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (nominative single)
    (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 18.5.125

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 18.5.125 in Bengali sript:
শূলস্থচৌরদন্তান্তর্গত্বা পশ্যত নাসিকাম্ ।
ইত্য্ উক্ত্বা তদ্বধূরাত্রিবৃত্তান্তং তং জগাদ সা ॥ ১২৫ ॥

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