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 30.10 [387]

सभान्तःस्थैस्तु वक्तव्यं साक्ष्यं नान्यत्र साक्षिभिः ।
सर्वसाक्ष्येष्वयं धर्मो ह्यन्यत्र स्थावरेषु तु ॥ १० [३८७] ॥

sabhāntaḥsthaistu vaktavyaṃ sākṣyaṃ nānyatra sākṣibhiḥ |
sarvasākṣyeṣvayaṃ dharmo hyanyatra sthāvareṣu tu || 10 [387] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.10 [387] 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 (30.10 [387]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sabha, Tas, Stha, Vaktavya, Sakshya, Sakshi, Nanyatra, Sakshin, Sarvasakshin, Idam, Aya, Dharma, Anyatra, Sthavara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “sabhāntaḥsthaistu vaktavyaṃ sākṣyaṃ nānyatra sākṣibhiḥ
  • sabhān -
  • sabha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthais -
  • stha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    stha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vaktavyam -
  • vaktavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaktavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vaktavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> vaktavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vaktavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • sākṣyam -
  • sākṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sākṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sākṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nānyatra -
  • nānyatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sākṣibhiḥ -
  • sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “sarvasākṣyeṣvayaṃ dharmo hyanyatra sthāvareṣu tu
  • sarvasākṣye -
  • sarvasākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
  • eṣva -
  • e (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmo* -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • anyatra -
  • anyatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sthāvareṣu -
  • sthāvara (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sthāvara (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
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