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 29.10 [348]

विभाव्यो वादिना यादृक्सदृशैरेव भावयेत् ।
नोत्कृष्टश्चावकृष्टस्तु साक्षिभिर्भावयेत्सदा ॥ १० [३४८] ॥

vibhāvyo vādinā yādṛksadṛśaireva bhāvayet |
notkṛṣṭaścāvakṛṣṭastu sākṣibhirbhāvayetsadā || 10 [348] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.10 [348] 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 (29.10 [348]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vibhavya, Vadi, Vadin, Yadrish, Sadrisha, Eva, Nri, Utkrishta, Akrishta, Sakshi, Sakshin, Sada, Sad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “vibhāvyo vādinā yādṛksadṛśaireva bhāvayet
  • vibhāvyo* -
  • vibhāvya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vādinā -
  • vādi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vādi (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vādin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vādin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vādī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • yādṛk -
  • yādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sadṛśair -
  • sadṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sadṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāvayet -
  • bhū (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “notkṛṣṭaścāvakṛṣṭastu sākṣibhirbhāvayetsadā
  • no -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • utkṛṣṭaś -
  • utkṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāva -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • akṛṣṭas -
  • akṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sākṣibhir -
  • sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhāvayet -
  • bhū (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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