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 30.11 [388]

अर्थिप्रत्यर्थिसांनिध्ये साध्यार्थस्य च संनिधौ ।
प्रत्यक्षं देशयेत्सक्ष्यं परोक्षं न कथंचन ॥ ११ [३८८] ॥

arthipratyarthisāṃnidhye sādhyārthasya ca saṃnidhau |
pratyakṣaṃ deśayetsakṣyaṃ parokṣaṃ na kathaṃcana || 11 [388] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.11 [388] 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 (30.11 [388]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Arthin, Arthi, Pratyarthin, Samnidhya, Sadhin, Sadhya, Artha, Samnidhi, Pratyaksham, Pratyaksha, Sakshya, Paroksha, Katham, Katha, Cana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “arthipratyarthisāṃnidhye sādhyārthasya ca saṃnidhau
  • arthi -
  • arthin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    arthin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    arthī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    arthī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    arthī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pratyarthi -
  • pratyarthin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratyarthin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sāṃnidhye -
  • sāṃnidhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative 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]
  • ārthasya -
  • ārtha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ārtha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃnidhau -
  • saṃnidhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “pratyakṣaṃ deśayetsakṣyaṃ parokṣaṃ na kathaṃcana
  • pratyakṣam -
  • pratyakṣam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pratyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pratyakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pratyakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • deśayet -
  • diś (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • sakṣyam -
  • sakṣ -> sakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sakṣ class 1 verb]
    sakṣ -> sakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sakṣ class 1 verb]
  • parokṣam -
  • parokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parokṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parokṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathañ -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
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