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 4.16 [50]

तस्मात्तत्संप्रवर्तेत नान्यथैव प्रवर्तयेत् ।
प्रमाणदेशदृष्टं तु यदेवं इति निश्चितम् ॥ १६ [५०] ॥

tasmāttatsaṃpravarteta nānyathaiva pravartayet |
pramāṇadeśadṛṣṭaṃ tu yadevaṃ iti niścitam || 16 [50] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 4.16 [50] 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 (4.16 [50]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tasmat, Tad, Tat, Sampravarta, Ita, Atha, Pra, Pramana, Deshadrishta, Yad, Iti, Nishcita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tasmāttatsaṃpravarteta nānyathaiva pravartayet
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sampravarte -
  • sampravarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    sampravarta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ita -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • nānya -
  • na (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • athai -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vartayet -
  • vṛt (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “pramāṇadeśadṛṣṭaṃ tu yadevaṃ iti niścitam
  • pramāṇa -
  • pramāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pramāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • deśadṛṣṭam -
  • deśadṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deśadṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    deśadṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yade -
  • yad (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • niścitam -
  • niścita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niścita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niścitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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