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 21.17 [189]

पक्षैकदेशे यत्सत्यं एकदेशे च कारणम् ।
मिथ्या चैवैकदेशे च सङ्करात्तदनुत्तरम् ॥ १७ [१८९] ॥

pakṣaikadeśe yatsatyaṃ ekadeśe ca kāraṇam |
mithyā caivaikadeśe ca saṅkarāttadanuttaram || 17 [189] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 21.17 [189] 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 (21.17 [189]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Paksha, Ekadesha, Yat, Yad, Satyam, Satya, Karana, Mithya, Sankara, Tada, Nutta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 21.17 [189]). 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.

  • Line1: “pakṣaikadeśe yatsatyaṃ ekadeśe ca kāraṇam
  • pakṣai -
  • pakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single]
  • ekadeśe -
  • ekadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ekadeśa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ekadeśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yat -
  • 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]
  • satyam -
  • satyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    satya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ekadeśe -
  • ekadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ekadeśa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ekadeśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line2: “mithyā caivaikadeśe ca saṅkarāttadanuttaram
  • mithyā -
  • mithyā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aivai -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ekadeśe -
  • ekadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ekadeśa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ekadeśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkarāt -
  • saṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    saṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nutta -
  • nutta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nutta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nud -> nutta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √nud class 6 verb]
    nud -> nutta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √nud class 6 verb]
  • ram -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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