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 18.2 [137]

बहुप्रतिज्ञं यत्कार्यं व्यवहारेषु निश्चितम् ।
कामं तदपि गृह्णीयाद्राजा तत्त्वबुभुत्सया ॥ २ [१३७] ॥

bahupratijñaṃ yatkāryaṃ vyavahāreṣu niścitam |
kāmaṃ tadapi gṛhṇīyādrājā tattvabubhutsayā || 2 [137] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 18.2 [137] 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 (18.2 [137]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bahupratijna, Yatkaryam, Vyavahara, Nishcita, Kamam, Kama, Tad, Tat, Api, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Tattva, Bubhutsa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 18.2 [137]). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “bahupratijñaṃ yatkāryaṃ vyavahāreṣu niścitam
  • bahupratijñam -
  • bahupratijña (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bahupratijña (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bahupratijñā (noun, feminine)
  • yatkāryam -
  • yatkāryam (indeclinable)
  • vyavahāreṣu -
  • vyavahāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • niścitam -
  • niścita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niścita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niścitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “kāmaṃ tadapi gṛhṇīyādrājā tattvabubhutsayā
  • kāmam -
  • kāmam (indeclinable)
    kāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāmā (noun, feminine)
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • gṛhṇīyād -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [optative active third single]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tattva -
  • tattva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bubhutsayā -
  • bubhutsā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
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