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 52.32 [573]

या स्वपुत्रं तु जह्यात्स्त्री समर्थं अपि पुत्रिणी ।
आहृत्य स्त्रीधनं तत्र पित्र्यर्णं शोधयेन्मनुः ॥ ३२ [५७३] ॥

yā svaputraṃ tu jahyātstrī samarthaṃ api putriṇī |
āhṛtya strīdhanaṃ tatra pitryarṇaṃ śodhayenmanuḥ || 32 [573] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 52.32 [573] 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 (52.32 [573]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svapu, Tra, Stri, Samartha, Api, Putrini, Putrin, Ahritya, Stridhana, Tatra, Pitrya, Rina, Manu, Manus,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 52.32 [573]). 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.

  • Line1: “ svaputraṃ tu jahyātstrī samarthaṃ api putriṇī
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • svapu -
  • svapū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tram -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • jahyāt -
  • (verb class 3)
    [optative active third single]
  • strī -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • samartham -
  • samartha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samartha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samarthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • putriṇī -
  • putriṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    putrin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line2: “āhṛtya strīdhanaṃ tatra pitryarṇaṃ śodhayenmanuḥ
  • āhṛtya -
  • āhṛtya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    āhṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āhṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • strīdhanam -
  • strīdhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pitryar -
  • pitrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pitrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pitryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṇam -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṛṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śodhayen -
  • śudh (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • manuḥ -
  • manus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    manu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    manu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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