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 3.4 [28]

उत्पादयति यो हिंसां देयं वा न प्रयच्छति ।
याचं आनय दौःशील्यादाकृष्योऽसौ नृपाज्ञया ॥ ४ [२८] ॥

utpādayati yo hiṃsāṃ deyaṃ vā na prayacchati |
yācaṃ ānaya dauḥśīlyādākṛṣyo'sau nṛpājñayā || 4 [28] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 3.4 [28] 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 (3.4 [28]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Utpada, Yat, Yati, Yah, Hims, Himsa, Deya, Var, Prayat, Shati, Shatin, Anaya, Dauhshilya, Akrishya, Asi, Asu, Adah, Nripa, Ajna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “utpādayati yo hiṃsāṃ deyaṃ na prayacchati
  • utpāda -
  • utpāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utpāda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yati -
  • yati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yatin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yatī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hiṃsām -
  • hiṃs (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    hiṃsā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • deyam -
  • deya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    deyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prayacch -
  • pre -> prayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pre class 2 verb], [vocative single from √pre class 2 verb], [accusative single from √pre class 2 verb]
  • śati -
  • śatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śatin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śatin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “yācaṃ ānaya dauḥśīlyādākṛṣyo'sau nṛpājñayā
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • acam -
  • udac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    odanapac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dhāmasac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    nṛṣac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    pac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    rayiṣac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    smadrātiṣac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    hariṣac (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • ānaya -
  • ānaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • dauḥśīlyād -
  • dauḥśīlya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ākṛṣyo' -
  • ākṛṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • nṛpā -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ajñayā -
  • ajñā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
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