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 6.2 [61]

दिवसस्याष्टमं भागं मुक्त्वा कालत्रयं तु यत् ।
स कालो व्यवहाराणां शास्त्रदृष्टः परः स्मृतः ॥ २ [६१] ॥

divasasyāṣṭamaṃ bhāgaṃ muktvā kālatrayaṃ tu yat |
sa kālo vyavahārāṇāṃ śāstradṛṣṭaḥ paraḥ smṛtaḥ || 2 [61] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 6.2 [61] 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 (6.2 [61]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Divasa, Ashtama, Bhaga, Muktva, Kalatraya, Yat, Yad, Kala, Vyavahara, Shastradrishta, Parah, Para, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “divasasyāṣṭamaṃ bhāgaṃ muktvā kālatrayaṃ tu yat
  • divasasyā -
  • divasa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • aṣṭamam -
  • aṣṭama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aṣṭama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhāgam -
  • bhāga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhāgā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • muktvā -
  • muktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    muc -> muktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √muc]
    muc -> muktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √muc]
    muj -> muktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √muj]
  • kālatrayam -
  • kālatraya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sa kālo vyavahārāṇāṃ śāstradṛṣṭaḥ paraḥ smṛtaḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kālo* -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vyavahārāṇām -
  • vyavahāra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śāstradṛṣṭaḥ -
  • śāstradṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • paraḥ -
  • paraḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
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