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 30.2 [379]

उक्तेरर्थे साक्षिणो यस्तु दूषयेत्प्राग्दूषितान् ।
न च तत्कारणं ब्रूयात्प्राप्नुयात्पूर्वसाहसम् ॥ २ [३७९] ॥

ukterarthe sākṣiṇo yastu dūṣayetprāgdūṣitān |
na ca tatkāraṇaṃ brūyātprāpnuyātpūrvasāhasam || 2 [379] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.2 [379] 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 (30.2 [379]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ukti, Artha, Sakshin, Sakshi, Yah, Prak, Dushita, Tat, Tad, Karana, Pra, Purvasahasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “ukterarthe sākṣiṇo yastu dūṣayetprāgdūṣitān
  • ukter -
  • ukti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • sākṣiṇo* -
  • 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]
  • yas -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • dūṣayet -
  • duṣ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • prāg -
  • prāk (indeclinable)
  • dūṣitān -
  • dūṣita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    duṣ -> dūṣita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √duṣ]
  • Line 2: “na ca tatkāraṇaṃ brūyātprāpnuyātpūrvasāhasam
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
  • brūyāt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    prā (Preverb)
  • āpnuyāt -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [optative active third single]
  • pūrvasāhasam -
  • pūrvasāhasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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