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 18.7 [142]

स्वल्पाक्षरः प्रभूतार्थो निःसंदिग्धो निराकुलः ।
विरोधिकारणैर्मुक्तो विरोधिप्रतिषेधकः ॥ ७ [१४२] ॥

svalpākṣaraḥ prabhūtārtho niḥsaṃdigdho nirākulaḥ |
virodhikāraṇairmukto virodhipratiṣedhakaḥ || 7 [142] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 18.7 [142] 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 (18.7 [142]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svalpa, Akshara, Prabhuta, Artha, Nihsandigdha, Nirakula, Virodhi, Virodhin, Karana, Mukta, Pratishedhaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 18.7 [142]). 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: “svalpākṣaraḥ prabhūtārtho niḥsaṃdigdho nirākulaḥ
  • svalpā -
  • svalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svalpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṣaraḥ -
  • akṣara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣar (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • prabhūtā -
  • prabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • artho* -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niḥsandigdho* -
  • niḥsandigdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirākulaḥ -
  • nirākula (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “virodhikāraṇairmukto virodhipratiṣedhakaḥ || 7 [142] |
  • virodhi -
  • virodhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    virodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    virodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kāraṇair -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • mukto* -
  • mukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muj class 1 verb]
  • virodhi -
  • virodhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    virodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    virodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pratiṣedhakaḥ -
  • pratiṣedhaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse 7
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