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 30.23 [400]

निर्दिष्टेष्वर्थजातेषु साक्षी चेत्साक्ष्य आगते ।
न ब्रूयादक्षरसमं न तन्निगदितं भवेत् ॥ २३ [४००] ॥

nirdiṣṭeṣvarthajāteṣu sākṣī cetsākṣya āgate |
na brūyādakṣarasamaṃ na tannigaditaṃ bhavet || 23 [400] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 30.23 [400] 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 (30.23 [400]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nirdishta, Arthajata, Sakshi, Sakshin, Agata, Agati, Akshara, Samam, Sama, Tat, Tad, Tan, Nigadita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “nirdiṣṭeṣvarthajāteṣu sākṣī cetsākṣya āgate
  • nirdiṣṭeṣva -
  • nirdiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    nirdiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • arthajāteṣu -
  • arthajāta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • 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]
  • Cannot analyse cetsākṣya*āg
  • āgate -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āgata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    āgati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “na brūyādakṣarasamaṃ na tannigaditaṃ bhavet
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brūyād -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • akṣara -
  • akṣara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samam -
  • samam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tan -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • nigaditam -
  • nigadita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nigadita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nigaditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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