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 30.3 [380]

नातथ्येन प्रमाणं तु दोषेणैव तु दूषयेत् ।
मिथ्याभियोगे दण्ड्यः स्यात्साध्यार्थाच्चापि हीयते ॥ ३ [३८०] ॥

nātathyena pramāṇaṃ tu doṣeṇaiva tu dūṣayet |
mithyābhiyoge daṇḍyaḥ syātsādhyārthāccāpi hīyate || 3 [380] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.3 [380] 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 (30.3 [380]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nri, Atathya, Pramana, Dosha, Mithyabhiyoga, Dandya, Dandi, Syat, Sya, Sadhin, Sadhya, Artha, Capin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “nātathyena pramāṇaṃ tu doṣeṇaiva tu dūṣayet
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atathyena -
  • atathya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    atathya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • pramāṇam -
  • pramāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pramāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • doṣeṇai -
  • doṣa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • dūṣayet -
  • duṣ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “mithyābhiyoge daṇḍyaḥ syātsādhyārthāccāpi hīyate
  • mithyābhiyoge -
  • mithyābhiyoga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • daṇḍyaḥ -
  • daṇḍya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    daṇḍī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    daṇḍī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • sādhyā -
  • sādhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    sādhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sādhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sādhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √sidh]
    sādh -> sādhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sādh]
    sādh -> sādhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sādh]
    sādh -> sādhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sādh]
    sidh -> sādhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sidh]
    sādhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sādh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sādh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sādh class 4 verb], [vocative single from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sādh -> sādhya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sādh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sādh class 4 verb], [vocative single from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sādh -> sādhyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sādh class 1 verb], [nominative single from √sādh class 4 verb], [nominative single from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sidh]
    sādh (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ārthāc -
  • ārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hīyate -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    hi (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
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