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 30.1 [378]

लेख्यदोषास्तु ये केचित्साक्षिणां चैव ये स्मृताः ।
वादकाले तु वक्तव्याः पश्चादुक्तान्न दूषयेत् ॥ १ [३७८] ॥

lekhyadoṣāstu ye kecitsākṣiṇāṃ caiva ye smṛtāḥ |
vādakāle tu vaktavyāḥ paścāduktānna dūṣayet || 1 [378] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.1 [378] 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 (30.1 [378]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lekhin, Lekhya, Adosha, Yah, Yat, Kah, Kim, Cit, Sakshin, Smrita, Smrito, Vadaka, Ala, Ali, Vaktavya, Pashcat, Pashca, Ukta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.1 [378]). 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: “lekhyadoṣāstu ye kecitsākṣiṇāṃ caiva ye smṛtāḥ
  • lekhya -
  • lekhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    lekhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    lekhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lekhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    likh -> lekhya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √likh]
    likh -> lekhya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √likh]
    likh -> lekhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √likh]
    likh -> lekhya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √likh class 6 verb], [vocative single from √likh]
    likh -> lekhya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √likh class 6 verb], [vocative single from √likh]
  • adoṣās -
  • adoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    adoṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sākṣiṇām -
  • sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • smṛtāḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    smṛto (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “vādakāle tu vaktavyāḥ paścāduktānna dūṣayet
  • vādakā -
  • vādaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vādaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vādakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ale -
  • ala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ali (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vaktavyāḥ -
  • vaktavya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vaktavyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vac -> vaktavya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vaktavyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √vac class 3 verb]
  • paścād -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • uktānn -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √vac class 3 verb]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dūṣayet -
  • duṣ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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