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 11.6 [94]

मनुष्यमारणे स्तेये परदाराभिमर्शने ।
अभक्ष्यभक्षणे चैव कन्याहरणदूषणे ॥ ६ [९४] ॥

manuṣyamāraṇe steye paradārābhimarśane |
abhakṣyabhakṣaṇe caiva kanyāharaṇadūṣaṇe || 6 [94] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 11.6 [94] 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 (11.6 [94]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Manushyamarana, Steya, Paradarabhimarsha, Abhakshyabhakshana, Kanyaharana, Dushana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “manuṣyamāraṇe steye paradārābhimarśane
  • manuṣyamāraṇe -
  • manuṣyamāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • steye -
  • steya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    stai -> steya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √stai class 1 verb]
    stai -> steya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √stai class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √stai class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √stai class 1 verb], [locative single from √stai class 1 verb]
    stai -> steyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √stai class 1 verb], [vocative single from √stai class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √stai class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √stai class 1 verb]
  • paradārābhimarśa -
  • paradārābhimarśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ne -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “abhakṣyabhakṣaṇe caiva kanyāharaṇadūṣaṇe
  • abhakṣyabhakṣaṇe -
  • abhakṣyabhakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kanyāharaṇa -
  • kanyāharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dūṣaṇe -
  • dūṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dūṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dūṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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