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 30.16 [393]

स्वभावेनैव यद्ब्रूयुस्तद्ग्राह्यं व्यावहारिकम् ।
अतो यदन्यद्विब्रूयुर्धर्मार्थं तदपार्थकम् ॥ १६ [३९३] ॥

svabhāvenaiva yadbrūyustadgrāhyaṃ vyāvahārikam |
ato yadanyadvibrūyurdharmārthaṃ tadapārthakam || 16 [393] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.16 [393] 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 (30.16 [393]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svabhava, Yat, Yad, Tad, Tat, Grahya, Vyavaharika, Atah, Ani, Anya, Adu, Dharmartha, Tada, Partha, Kah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “svabhāvenaiva yadbrūyustadgrāhyaṃ vyāvahārikam
  • svabhāvenai -
  • svabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • 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]
  • brūyus -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [optative active third plural]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • 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]
  • vyāvahārikam -
  • vyāvahārika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyāvahārika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ato yadanyadvibrūyurdharmārthaṃ tadapārthakam
  • ato* -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • 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]
  • anya -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
  • advi -
  • adū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • brūyur -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [optative active third plural]
  • dharmārtham -
  • dharmārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pārtha -
  • pārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
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