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 30.20 [397]

साध्यार्थांशेऽपि गदिते साक्षिभिः सकलं भवेत् ।
स्त्रीसङ्गे साहसे चौर्ये यत्साध्यं परिकल्पितम् ॥ २० [३९७] ॥

sādhyārthāṃśe'pi gadite sākṣibhiḥ sakalaṃ bhavet |
strīsaṅge sāhase caurye yatsādhyaṃ parikalpitam || 20 [397] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.20 [397] 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 (30.20 [397]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sadhin, Sadhya, Artha, Amsha, Api, Gadita, Sakshi, Sakshin, Sakala, Strisanga, Sahasa, Caurya, Yat, Yad, Parikalpita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “sādhyārthāṃśe'pi gadite sākṣibhiḥ sakalaṃ bhavet
  • 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]
  • ārthā -
  • ārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṃśe' -
  • aṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • gadite -
  • gadita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gadita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gaditā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gad -> gadita (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √gad]
    gad -> gadita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √gad], [vocative dual from √gad], [accusative dual from √gad], [locative single from √gad]
    gad -> gaditā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √gad], [vocative single from √gad], [vocative dual from √gad], [accusative dual from √gad]
  • sākṣibhiḥ -
  • sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sākṣī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sakalam -
  • sakala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sakala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sakalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “strīsaṅge sāhase caurye yatsādhyaṃ parikalpitam
  • strīsaṅge -
  • strīsaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    strīsaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • sāhase -
  • sāhasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sāhasa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sāhasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • caurye -
  • caurya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yat -
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • parikalpitam -
  • parikalpita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parikalpita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parikalpitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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