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 30.8 [385]

आकारोऽङ्गितचेष्टाभिस्तस्य भावं विभावयेत् ।
प्रतिवादी भवेद्धीनः सोऽनुमानेन लक्ष्यते ॥ ८ [३८५] ॥

ākāro'ṅgitaceṣṭābhistasya bhāvaṃ vibhāvayet |
prativādī bhaveddhīnaḥ so'numānena lakṣyate || 8 [385] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.8 [385] 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 (30.8 [385]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Akara, Angita, Ceshta, Tad, Bhava, Vibha, Prativadin, Hina, Sah, Anumana, Lakshyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “ākāro'ṅgitaceṣṭābhistasya bhāvaṃ vibhāvayet
  • ākāro' -
  • ākāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgita -
  • aṅg -> aṅgita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √aṅg]
    aṅg -> aṅgita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √aṅg]
    aṅg -> aṅgita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √aṅg]
    aṅg -> aṅgita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √aṅg]
  • ceṣṭābhis -
  • ceṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhāvam -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhū -> bhāvam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • vibhā -
  • vibhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vibhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • āvayet -
  • av (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “prativādī bhaveddhīnaḥ so'numānena lakṣyate
  • prativādī -
  • prativādin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaveddh -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • hīnaḥ -
  • hīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    -> hīna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ class 3 verb]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anumānena -
  • anumāna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    anumāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • lakṣyate -
  • lakṣyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    lakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    lakṣ (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
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