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 30.21 [398]

ऊनाधिकं तु यत्र स्यात्तत्साक्ष्यं तत्र वर्जयेत् ।
साक्षी तत्र न दण्ड्यः स्यादब्रुवन्दण्डं अर्हति ॥ २१ [३९८] ॥

ūnādhikaṃ tu yatra syāttatsākṣyaṃ tatra varjayet |
sākṣī tatra na daṇḍyaḥ syādabruvandaṇḍaṃ arhati || 21 [398] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.21 [398] 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 (30.21 [398]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Una, Adhikam, Adhika, Yatra, Syat, Sya, Tat, Tad, Sakshya, Sakshi, Tatra, Sakshin, Dandya, Dandi, Abruvat, Danda, Arhat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “ūnādhikaṃ tu yatra syāttatsākṣyaṃ tatra varjayet
  • ūnā -
  • ūna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ūna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ūnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhikam -
  • adhikam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sākṣyam -
  • sākṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sākṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sākṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arjayet -
  • ṛj (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “sākṣī tatra na daṇḍyaḥ syādabruvandaṇḍaṃ arhati
  • sākṣī -
  • sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sākṣī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • daṇḍyaḥ -
  • daṇḍya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    daṇḍī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    daṇḍī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • abruvan -
  • abruvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • daṇḍam -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • arhati -
  • arhat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    arhat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    arh (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
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