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 30.15 [392]

स्वभावोक्तं वचस्तेषां ग्राह्यं यद्दोषवर्जितम् ।
उक्ते तु साक्षिणो राज्ञा न प्रष्टव्याः पुनः पुनः ॥ १५ [३९२] ॥

svabhāvoktaṃ vacasteṣāṃ grāhyaṃ yaddoṣavarjitam |
ukte tu sākṣiṇo rājñā na praṣṭavyāḥ punaḥ punaḥ || 15 [392] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.15 [392] 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 (30.15 [392]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svabhavokta, Vaca, Vacas, Tad, Grahya, Yat, Yad, Dosha, Varjita, Ukta, Ukti, Sakshin, Sakshi, Rajan, Prashtavya, Puna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “svabhāvoktaṃ vacasteṣāṃ grāhyaṃ yaddoṣavarjitam
  • svabhāvoktam -
  • svabhāvokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svabhāvokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svabhāvoktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vacas -
  • vacas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vacas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • grāhyam -
  • grāhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    grāhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    grāhyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> grāhyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √grah]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb], [accusative single from √grah]
    grah -> grāhya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb], [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb], [nominative single from √grah], [accusative single from √grah]
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • doṣa -
  • doṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    doṣan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • varjitam -
  • varjita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varjita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varjitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “ukte tu sākṣiṇo rājñā na praṣṭavyāḥ punaḥ punaḥ
  • ukte -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ukti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vac class 2 verb], [locative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [locative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [locative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> uktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 3 verb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • 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]
  • rājñā -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praṣṭavyāḥ -
  • praṣṭavya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    praṣṭavyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    praś -> praṣṭavya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> praṣṭavyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √praś class 6 verb]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
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