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 29.7 [345]

आहूय साक्षिणः पृच्छेन्नियम्य शपथैर्भृशम् ।
समस्तान्विदिताचारान्विज्ञातार्थान्पृथक्पृथक् ॥ ७ [३४५] ॥

āhūya sākṣiṇaḥ pṛcchenniyamya śapathairbhṛśam |
samastānviditācārānvijñātārthānpṛthakpṛthak || 7 [345] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.7 [345] 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 (29.7 [345]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ahuya, Sakshin, Sakshi, Niyamya, Shapatha, Bhrisham, Bhrisha, Samasta, Vidita, Acara, Vijnatartha, Prithak,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “āhūya sākṣiṇaḥ pṛcchenniyamya śapathairbhṛśam
  • āhūya -
  • āhūya (indeclinable)
  • 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]
  • pṛcchen -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • niyamya -
  • niyamya (indeclinable)
    niyamya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niyamya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śapathair -
  • śapatha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhṛśam -
  • bhṛśam (indeclinable)
    bhṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhṛśā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “samastānviditācārānvijñātārthānpṛthakpṛthak
  • samastān -
  • samasta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • viditā -
  • vidita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viditā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vid -> vidita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vidita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> viditā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vid class 2 verb]
  • acārān -
  • acāra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vijñātārthān -
  • vijñātārtha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • pṛthak -
  • pṛthak (indeclinable)
  • pṛthak -
  • pṛthak (indeclinable)
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