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 22.1 [191]

प्रपद्य कारणं पूर्वं अन्यद्गुरुतरं यदि ।
प्रतिवाक्यगतं ब्रूयात्साध्यते तद्धि नेतरत् ॥ १ [१९१] ॥

prapadya kāraṇaṃ pūrvaṃ anyadgurutaraṃ yadi |
prativākyagataṃ brūyātsādhyate taddhi netarat || 1 [191] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 22.1 [191] 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 (22.1 [191]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Karana, Purvam, Purva, Ani, Anya, Gurutara, Yadi, Yad, Prativakya, Gata, Sadhyata, Sadhyat, Tat, Tad, Nri, Itara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “prapadya kāraṇaṃ pūrvaṃ anyadgurutaraṃ yadi
  • prapadya -
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anya -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
  • ad -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gurutaram -
  • gurutara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gurutara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gurutarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “prativākyagataṃ brūyātsādhyate taddhi netarat
  • prativākya -
  • prativākya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prativākya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gatam -
  • gat (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • brūyāt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • sādhyate -
  • sādhyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sādh -> sādhyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √sādh class 4 verb]
    sādh -> sādhyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √sādh class 4 verb]
    sādh (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    sādh (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]
    sādh (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
    sidh (verb class 0)
    [present passive third single]
  • taddh -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • ne -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • itarat -
  • itara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
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