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 26.20 [285]

अथ पञ्चत्वं आपन्नो लेखकः सह साक्षिभिः ।
तत्स्वहस्तादिभिस्तेषां विशुध्येत्तु न संशयः ॥ २० [२८५] ॥

atha pañcatvaṃ āpanno lekhakaḥ saha sākṣibhiḥ |
tatsvahastādibhisteṣāṃ viśudhyettu na saṃśayaḥ || 20 [285] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 26.20 [285] 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 (26.20 [285]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Pancatva, Apanna, Lekhaka, Saha, Sakshi, Sakshin, Tat, Tad, Svahasta, Samshaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “atha pañcatvaṃ āpanno lekhakaḥ saha sākṣibhiḥ
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pañcatvam -
  • pañcatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āpanno* -
  • āpanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lekhakaḥ -
  • lekhaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sākṣibhiḥ -
  • sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “tatsvahastādibhisteṣāṃ viśudhyettu na saṃśayaḥ
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svahastād -
  • svahasta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ibhis -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • śudhyet -
  • śudh (verb class 4)
    [optative active third single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃśayaḥ -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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