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 29.35 [373]

प्रयोजनार्थं आनीतः प्रसङ्गादागतश्च यः ।
द्वौ साक्षिणौ त्वलिखितौ पूर्वपक्षस्य साधकौ ॥ ३५ [३७३] ॥

prayojanārthaṃ ānītaḥ prasaṅgādāgataśca yaḥ |
dvau sākṣiṇau tvalikhitau pūrvapakṣasya sādhakau || 35 [373] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.35 [373] 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 (29.35 [373]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prayojana, Artha, Anita, Prasangat, Prasanga, Agata, Yah, Dva, Sakshin, Tva, Likhita, Purvapaksha, Sadhaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.35 [373]). 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: “prayojanārthaṃ ānītaḥ prasaṅgādāgataśca yaḥ
  • prayojanā -
  • prayojana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prayojanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ānītaḥ -
  • ānīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prasaṅgād -
  • prasaṅgāt (indeclinable)
    prasaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • āgataś -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dvau sākṣiṇau tvalikhitau pūrvapakṣasya sādhakau
  • dvau -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sākṣiṇau -
  • sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tva -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • likhitau -
  • likhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    likh -> likhita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √likh class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √likh class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √likh class 6 verb]
  • pūrvapakṣasya -
  • pūrvapakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • sādhakau -
  • sādhaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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