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 31.4 [405]

साक्षी साक्ष्यं न चेद्ब्रूयात्समदण्डं वहेदृणम् ।
अतोऽन्येषु विवादेषु त्रिशतं दण्डं अर्हति ॥ ४ [४०५] ॥

sākṣī sākṣyaṃ na cedbrūyātsamadaṇḍaṃ vahedṛṇam |
ato'nyeṣu vivādeṣu triśataṃ daṇḍaṃ arhati || 4 [405] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 31.4 [405] 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 (31.4 [405]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sakshi, Sakshin, Sakshya, Ced, Samad, Samat, Anda, Rina, Atah, Anya, Vivada, Trishata, Danda, Arhat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 31.4 [405]). 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: “sākṣī sākṣyaṃ na cedbrūyātsamadaṇḍaṃ vahedṛṇam
  • sākṣī -
  • sākṣī (noun, masculine)
    sākṣī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sākṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sākṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sākṣyam -
  • sākṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sākṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sākṣyā (noun, feminine)
    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]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ced -
  • ced (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ced (indeclinable)
  • brūyāt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • samad -
  • samad (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sam -> samat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sam class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sam class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sam class 1 verb]
  • aṇḍam -
  • aṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vahed -
  • vah (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • ṛṇam -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṛṇā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “ato'nyeṣu vivādeṣu triśataṃ daṇḍaṃ arhati
  • ato' -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • anyeṣu -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • vivādeṣu -
  • vivāda (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • triśatam -
  • triśata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    triśata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    triśatā (noun, feminine)
  • daṇḍam -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daṇḍā (noun, feminine)
  • arhati -
  • arhat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    arhat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    arh (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
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