Katyayana-smriti [sanskrit]

by Manmatha Nath Dutt | 2006 | 9,945 words | ISBN-10: 8171102794

The Sanskrit edition of the Katyayana-smriti referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. The Katyayana-smriti is one of the minor works on Dharmashastra as mentioned in the Yajnavalkya-smriti. Katyayana is the author of a clear and full treatise on law and also wrote on grammar and other subjects. Alternative titles: Kātyāyanasmṛti (कात्यायनस्मृतिः), Kātyāyana-smṛti (कात्यायन-स्मृति).

Verse 1.1 [1]

विनीतः शास्त्रसंपन्नः कोशशौर्यसमन्वितः ।
ब्रह्मण्यो दानशीलः स्यात्सत्यधर्मपरो नृपः ॥ १ [१] ॥

vinītaḥ śāstrasaṃpannaḥ kośaśauryasamanvitaḥ |
brahmaṇyo dānaśīlaḥ syātsatyadharmaparo nṛpaḥ || 1 [1] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 1.1 [1] is contained in the book Sixteen Minor Smrtis: 2 Volumes by Manmatha Nath Dutt. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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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 (1.1 [1]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vinita, Shastra, Asampanna, Kosha, Shaurya, Samanvita, Brahmanya, Danashila, Syat, Sya, Satyadharma, Satyadharman, Parah, Para, Nripa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 1.1 [1]). 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: “vinītaḥ śāstrasaṃpannaḥ kośaśauryasamanvitaḥ
  • vinītaḥ -
  • vinīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāstra -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asampannaḥ -
  • asampanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kośa -
  • kośa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaurya -
  • śaurya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samanvitaḥ -
  • samanvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “brahmaṇyo dānaśīlaḥ syātsatyadharmaparo nṛpaḥ
  • brahmaṇyo* -
  • brahmaṇya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dānaśīlaḥ -
  • dānaśīla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • satyadharma -
  • satyadharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satyadharma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satyadharman (noun, masculine)
    satyadharman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • paro* -
  • paraḥ (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nṛpaḥ -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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