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 24.30 [243]

पूर्वाभावे परेणैव नान्यथैव कदाचन ।
प्रमाणैर्वादिनिर्दिष्टैर्भुक्त्या लिखितसाक्षिभिः ॥ ३० [२४३] ॥

pūrvābhāve pareṇaiva nānyathaiva kadācana |
pramāṇairvādinirdiṣṭairbhuktyā likhitasākṣibhiḥ || 30 [243] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 24.30 [243] 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 (24.30 [243]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purva, Abhava, Parena, Para, Atha, Kada, Cana, Pramana, Vadin, Dishta, Bhukti, Likhita, Sakshi, Sakshin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “pūrvābhāve pareṇaiva nānyathaiva kadācana
  • pūrvā -
  • pūrva (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhāve -
  • abhāva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • pareṇai -
  • pareṇa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • nānya -
  • na (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • athai -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kadā -
  • kadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    kadā (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “pramāṇairvādinirdiṣṭairbhuktyā likhitasākṣibhiḥ
  • pramāṇair -
  • pramāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pramāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vādin -
  • vādin (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    vādin (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
  • ir -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • diṣṭair -
  • diṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    diṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhuktyā* -
  • bhukti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • likhita -
  • likhita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    likhita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    likh -> likhita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √likh class 6 verb]
    likh -> likhita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √likh class 6 verb]
  • sākṣibhiḥ -
  • sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
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