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 3.9 [33]

शास्त्रेण निन्दितं त्वर्थ मुख्यो राज्ञा प्रचोदितः ।
आवेदयति यः पूर्वं स्तोभकः स उदाहृतः ॥ ९ [३३] ॥

śāstreṇa ninditaṃ tvartha mukhyo rājñā pracoditaḥ |
āvedayati yaḥ pūrvaṃ stobhakaḥ sa udāhṛtaḥ || 9 [33] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 3.9 [33] 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 (3.9 [33]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shastra, Nindita, Tva, Artha, Mukhya, Rajan, Pracodita, Aveda, Yat, Yati, Yah, Purvam, Purva, Stobha, Kah, Udahrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “śāstreṇa ninditaṃ tvartha mukhyo rājñā pracoditaḥ
  • śāstreṇa -
  • śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ninditam -
  • nindita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nindita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ninditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    nind -> nindita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √nind class 1 verb]
    nind -> nindita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √nind class 1 verb], [accusative single from √nind class 1 verb]
  • tva -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    tva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artha -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mukhyo* -
  • mukhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājñā -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pracoditaḥ -
  • pracodita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “āvedayati yaḥ pūrvaṃ stobhakaḥ sa udāhṛtaḥ
  • āveda -
  • āveda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āveda (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]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • stobha -
  • stobha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    stubh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa*u -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present middle second single]
  • ud -
  • udāhṛtaḥ -
  • udāhṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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