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 2.12 [15]

प्रजानां रक्षणं नित्यं कण्टकानां च शोधनम् ।
द्विजानां पूजनं चैव एतदर्थं कृतो नृपः ॥ १२ [१५] ॥

prajānāṃ rakṣaṇaṃ nityaṃ kaṇṭakānāṃ ca śodhanam |
dvijānāṃ pūjanaṃ caiva etadarthaṃ kṛto nṛpaḥ || 12 [15] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 2.12 [15] 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:

Buy now! English translation by Manmatha Nath Dutt (2006)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.12 [15]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Praja, Prajana, Rakshana, Nityam, Nitya, Kantaka, Shodhana, Dvija, Pujana, Eva, Etadartham, Krit, Krita, 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 2.12 [15]). 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: “prajānāṃ rakṣaṇaṃ nityaṃ kaṇṭakānāṃ ca śodhanam
  • prajānām -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    praja (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    prajā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    prajānā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • rakṣaṇam -
  • rakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kaṇṭakānām -
  • kaṇṭaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śodhanam -
  • śodhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śodhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śodhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “dvijānāṃ pūjanaṃ caiva etadarthaṃ kṛto nṛpaḥ
  • dvijānām -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dvija (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • pūjanam -
  • pūjana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pūjanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva* -
  • eva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • etadartham -
  • etadartham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kṛto* -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • nṛpaḥ -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: