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 29.21 [359]

साक्षिणां लिखितानां तु निर्दिष्टानां च वादिना ।
तेषां एकोऽन्यथावादी भेदात्सर्वे न साक्षिणः ॥ २१ [३५९] ॥

sākṣiṇāṃ likhitānāṃ tu nirdiṣṭānāṃ ca vādinā |
teṣāṃ eko'nyathāvādī bhedātsarve na sākṣiṇaḥ || 21 [359] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.21 [359] 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 (29.21 [359]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sakshin, Likhita, Nirdishta, Vadi, Vadin, Tad, Eka, Anyathavadin, Bheda, Sarva, Sakshi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.21 [359]). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “sākṣiṇāṃ likhitānāṃ tu nirdiṣṭānāṃ ca vādinā
  • sākṣiṇām -
  • sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • likhitānām -
  • likhita (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    likhita (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    likhitā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    likh -> likhita (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √likh class 6 verb]
    likh -> likhita (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √likh class 6 verb]
    likh -> likhitā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √likh class 6 verb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • nirdiṣṭānām -
  • nirdiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    nirdiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    nirdiṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
  • Line 2: “teṣāṃ eko'nyathāvādī bhedātsarve na sākṣiṇaḥ
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • eko' -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anyathāvādī -
  • anyathāvādin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhedāt -
  • bheda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
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