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 3.2 [26]

वि नानार्थेऽव संदेहे हरणं हार उच्यते ।
नानासंदेहहरणाद्व्यवहार इति स्मृतः ॥ २ [२६] ॥

vi nānārthe'va saṃdehe haraṇaṃ hāra ucyate |
nānāsaṃdehaharaṇādvyavahāra iti smṛtaḥ || 2 [26] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 3.2 [26] 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 (3.2 [26]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nanartha, Ava, Sandeha, Harana, Hara, Ucyat, Nana, Vyavahara, Iti, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “vi nānārthe'va saṃdehe haraṇaṃ hāra ucyate
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nānārthe' -
  • nānārtha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nānārtha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    nānārthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ava -
  • ava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sandehe -
  • sandeha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • haraṇam -
  • haraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    haraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    haraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hāra* -
  • hāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “nānāsaṃdehaharaṇādvyavahāra iti smṛtaḥ
  • nānā -
  • nānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sandeha -
  • sandeha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • haraṇād -
  • haraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    haraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • vyavahāra* -
  • vyavahāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
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