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 21.3 [175]

यद्व्यस्तपदं अव्यापि निगूढार्थं तथाकुलम् ।
व्याख्यागम्यं असारं च नोत्तरं स्वार्थसिद्धये ॥ ३ [१७५] ॥

yadvyastapadaṃ avyāpi nigūḍhārthaṃ tathākulam |
vyākhyāgamyaṃ asāraṃ ca nottaraṃ svārthasiddhaye || 3 [175] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 21.3 [175] 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 (21.3 [175]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yat, Yad, Vyastapada, Avyapin, Nigudhartha, Tatha, Akula, Vyakhyagamya, Asara, Nri, Uttaram, Uttara, Svarthasiddhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “yadvyastapadaṃ avyāpi nigūḍhārthaṃ tathākulam
  • yad -
  • 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]
  • vyastapadam -
  • vyastapada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • avyāpi -
  • avyāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    avyāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nigūḍhārtham -
  • nigūḍhārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nigūḍhārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nigūḍhārthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akulam -
  • akula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “vyākhyāgamyaṃ asāraṃ ca nottaraṃ svārthasiddhaye
  • vyākhyāgamyam -
  • vyākhyāgamya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • asāram -
  • asāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asārā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • no -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • uttaram -
  • uttaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svārthasiddhaye -
  • svārthasiddhi (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
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