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 30.22 [399]

देशं कालं धनं संख्यां रूपं जात्याकृती वयः ।
विसंवदेद्यत्र साक्ष्ये तदनुक्तं विदुर्बुधाः ॥ २२ [३९९] ॥

deśaṃ kālaṃ dhanaṃ saṃkhyāṃ rūpaṃ jātyākṛtī vayaḥ |
visaṃvadedyatra sākṣye tadanuktaṃ vidurbudhāḥ || 22 [399] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.22 [399] 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 (30.22 [399]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Desha, Kalam, Kala, Dhana, Sankhya, Rupa, Jati, Jatya, Akriti, Vaya, Vayas, Visa, Yatra, Sakshya, Sakshi, Tad, Tat, Anukta, Vidu, Vidus, Budha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “deśaṃ kālaṃ dhanaṃ saṃkhyāṃ rūpaṃ jātyākṛtī vayaḥ
  • deśam -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kālam -
  • kālam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhanam -
  • dhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saṅkhyām -
  • saṅkhyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • rūpam -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jātyā -
  • jāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    jātī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    jātya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jātya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jātyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākṛtī -
  • ākṛtī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ākṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ākṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vayaḥ -
  • vayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “visaṃvadedyatra sākṣye tadanuktaṃ vidurbudhāḥ
  • visaṃ -
  • visa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    visa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    visā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    visam (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vaded -
  • vad (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sākṣye -
  • sākṣya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sākṣya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sākṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣ -> sākṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √sākṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √sākṣ class 1 verb]
    sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    sākṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anuktam -
  • anukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anuktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vidur -
  • vidus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vidus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vidu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • budhāḥ -
  • budha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    budhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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