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 29.30 [368]

न साक्ष्यं साक्षिभिर्वाच्यं अपृष्टैरर्थिना सदा ।
न साक्ष्यं तेषु विद्येत स्वयं आत्मनि योजयेत् ॥ ३० [३६८] ॥

na sākṣyaṃ sākṣibhirvācyaṃ apṛṣṭairarthinā sadā |
na sākṣyaṃ teṣu vidyeta svayaṃ ātmani yojayet || 30 [368] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.30 [368] 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 (29.30 [368]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sakshya, Sakshi, Sakshin, Vacya, Aprishta, Arthin, Arthi, Sada, Sad, Tad, Svayam, Atman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “na sākṣyaṃ sākṣibhirvācyaṃ apṛṣṭairarthinā sadā
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sākṣyam -
  • sākṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sākṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sākṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sākṣibhir -
  • sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vācyam -
  • vācya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vācya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vācyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> vācya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √vac]
    vac -> vācya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √vac]
    vac -> vācyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √vac]
    vac -> vācya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac]
    vac -> vācya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac], [accusative single from √vac]
  • apṛṣṭair -
  • apṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    apṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • arthinā -
  • arthin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    arthin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    arthī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “na sākṣyaṃ teṣu vidyeta svayaṃ ātmani yojayet
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sākṣyam -
  • sākṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sākṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sākṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • teṣu -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • vidyeta -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [optative passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [optative passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [optative passive third single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ātmani -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yojayet -
  • yuj (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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