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 29.4 [342]

सभान्तः साक्षिणः सर्वानर्थिप्रत्यर्थिसंनिधौ ।
प्राङ्विवाको नियुञ्जीत विधिनानेन सान्त्वयन् ॥ ४ [३४२] ॥

sabhāntaḥ sākṣiṇaḥ sarvānarthipratyarthisaṃnidhau |
prāṅvivāko niyuñjīta vidhinānena sāntvayan || 4 [342] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.4 [342] 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 (29.4 [342]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sabha, Tas, Sakshin, Sakshi, Sarva, Arthin, Arthi, Pratyarthin, Samnidhi, Pran, Pranc, Vivaka, Vidhi, Ana, Anena, Idam, Santvayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “sabhāntaḥ sākṣiṇaḥ sarvānarthipratyarthisaṃnidhau
  • sabhān -
  • sabha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sākṣiṇaḥ -
  • sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sarvān -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • arthi -
  • arthin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    arthin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    arthī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    arthī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    arthī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pratyarthi -
  • pratyarthin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratyarthin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • saṃnidhau -
  • saṃnidhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “prāṅvivāko niyuñjīta vidhinānena sāntvayan
  • prāṅ -
  • prāṅ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prāñc (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    prāñc (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vivāko* -
  • vivāka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • yuñjīta -
  • yuj (verb class 7)
    [optative middle third single]
  • vidhinā -
  • vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vidhī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • anena -
  • anena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sāntvayan -
  • sāntv -> sāntvayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sāntv class 10 verb], [vocative single from √sāntv class 10 verb]
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