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 29.36 [374]

अर्थिना स्वार्थसिद्द्यर्थं प्रत्यर्थिवचनं स्फुटम् ।
यः श्रावितः स्थितो गूढो गूढसाक्षी स उच्यते ॥ ३६ [३७४] ॥

arthinā svārthasiddyarthaṃ pratyarthivacanaṃ sphuṭam |
yaḥ śrāvitaḥ sthito gūḍho gūḍhasākṣī sa ucyate || 36 [374] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 29.36 [374] 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 (29.36 [374]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Arthin, Arthi, Svartha, Siddi, Artha, Pratyarthin, Vacana, Sphutam, Sphuta, Yah, Shravitri, Shravita, Sthita, Gudha, Gudhasakshin, Sah, Ucyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “arthinā svārthasiddyarthaṃ pratyarthivacanaṃ sphuṭam
  • arthinā -
  • arthin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    arthin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    arthī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • svārtha -
  • svārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siddya -
  • siddi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    siddi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    siddi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pratyarthi -
  • pratyarthin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratyarthin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sphuṭam -
  • sphuṭam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sphuṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sphuṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sphuṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “yaḥ śrāvitaḥ sthito gūḍho gūḍhasākṣī sa ucyate
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrāvitaḥ -
  • śrāvitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    śrāvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śru -> śrāvita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śru]
  • sthito* -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • gūḍho* -
  • gūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    guh -> gūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √guh class 1 verb]
  • gūḍhasākṣī -
  • gūḍhasākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
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