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 30.19 [396]

ऋणादिषु विवादेषु स्थिरप्रायेषु निश्चितम् ।
ऊने वाप्यधिके वार्थे प्रोक्ते साध्यं न सिध्यति ॥ १९ [३९६] ॥

ṛṇādiṣu vivādeṣu sthiraprāyeṣu niścitam |
ūne vāpyadhike vārthe prokte sādhyaṃ na sidhyati || 19 [396] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.19 [396] 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 (30.19 [396]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rina, Vivada, Sthira, Praya, Nishcita, Una, Vapi, Vapin, Vapya, Adhika, Tha, Prokte, Prokta, Sadhya, Sidhyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.19 [396]). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “ṛṇādiṣu vivādeṣu sthiraprāyeṣu niścitam
  • ṛṇād -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iṣu -
  • iṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • vivādeṣu -
  • vivāda (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • sthira -
  • sthira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthira (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prāyeṣu -
  • prāya (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • niścitam -
  • niścita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niścita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niścitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “ūne vāpyadhike vārthe prokte sādhyaṃ na sidhyati
  • ūne -
  • ūna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ūna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ūnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vāpya -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √]
    -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √vap]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √vap]
    -> vāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    vap -> vāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vap]
    -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √]
    -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vap]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vap]
  • adhike -
  • adhika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adhika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    adhikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vār -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • the -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • prokte -
  • prokte (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prokta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sādhyam -
  • sādhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sādhyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √sidh]
    sādh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sādh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sādh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sādh -> sādhya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sādh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sādh class 1 verb], [nominative single from √sādh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √sādh class 4 verb], [nominative single from √sādh class 5 verb], [accusative single from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sidh], [accusative single from √sidh]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sidhyati -
  • sidh -> sidhyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh -> sidhyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]
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