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 3.3 [27]

न राजा तु विशित्वेन धनलोभेन वा पुनः ।
स्वयं कार्याणि कुर्वीत नराणां अविवादिनाम् ॥ ३ [२७] ॥

na rājā tu viśitvena dhanalobhena vā punaḥ |
svayaṃ kāryāṇi kurvīta narāṇāṃ avivādinām || 3 [27] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 3.3 [27] 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 (3.3 [27]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Raja, Rajan, Raj, Vish, Tva, Dhanalobha, Puna, Svayam, Karya, Nara, Avivadin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “na rājā tu viśitvena dhanalobhena punaḥ
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • viśi -
  • viś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tvena -
  • tva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • dhanalobhena -
  • dhanalobha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “svayaṃ kāryāṇi kurvīta narāṇāṃ avivādinām
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kāryāṇi -
  • kārya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ], [vocative plural from √kṛ], [accusative plural from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • kurvīta -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative middle third single]
  • narāṇām -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • avivādinām -
  • avivādin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    avivādin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
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