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 15.7 [120]

ग्रहीतग्रहणो न्याये न प्रवर्त्यो महीभृता ।
तस्य वा तत्समर्प्यं स्यात्स्थापयेद्वा परस्य तत् ॥ ७ [१२०] ॥

grahītagrahaṇo nyāye na pravartyo mahībhṛtā |
tasya vā tatsamarpyaṃ syātsthāpayedvā parasya tat || 7 [120] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 15.7 [120] 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 (15.7 [120]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Grahita, Grahana, Nyaya, Pravartya, Mahibhrit, Tad, Tat, Samarpya, Syat, Sya, Para,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “grahītagrahaṇo nyāye na pravartyo mahībhṛtā
  • grahīta -
  • grahīta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grahīta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • grahaṇo* -
  • grahaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nyāye -
  • nyāya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pravartyo* -
  • pravartya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahībhṛtā -
  • mahībhṛt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “tasya tatsamarpyaṃ syātsthāpayedvā parasya tat
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samarpyam -
  • samarpya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samarpya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samarpyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • sthāpayed -
  • sthā (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • parasya -
  • para (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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