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 29.12 [350]

दासचारणमल्लानां हस्त्यश्वायुधजीविनाम् ।
प्रत्येकैकं समूहानां नायका वर्गिणस्तथा ।
तेषां वादः स्ववर्गेषु वर्गिणस्तेषु साक्षिणः ॥ १२ [३५०] ॥

dāsacāraṇamallānāṃ hastyaśvāyudhajīvinām |
pratyekaikaṃ samūhānāṃ nāyakā vargiṇastathā |
teṣāṃ vādaḥ svavargeṣu vargiṇasteṣu sākṣiṇaḥ || 12 [350] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.12 [350] 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 (29.12 [350]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dasa, Carana, Alla, Hastyashva, Ayudhajivin, Pratyeka, Aika, Samuha, Nayaka, Vargin, Tatha, Tad, Vada, Sva, Svan, Avarga, Sakshin, Sakshi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “dāsacāraṇamallānāṃ hastyaśvāyudhajīvinām
  • dāsa -
  • dāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dās (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    das (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • cāraṇam -
  • cāraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • allānām -
  • allā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • hastyaśvā -
  • hastyaśva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āyudhajīvinām -
  • āyudhajīvin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    āyudhajīvin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “pratyekaikaṃ samūhānāṃ nāyakā vargiṇastathā
  • pratyekai -
  • pratyeka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratyeka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratyekā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aikam -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • samūhānām -
  • samūha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    samūhā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • nāyakā* -
  • nāyaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • vargiṇas -
  • vargin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vargin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “teṣāṃ vādaḥ svavargeṣu vargiṇasteṣu sākṣiṇaḥ
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vādaḥ -
  • vāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sva -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • avargeṣu -
  • avarga (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    avarga (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • vargiṇas -
  • vargin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vargin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • teṣu -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • 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]
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