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 60.2 [669]

अविरोधेन धर्मस्य निर्गतं राजशासनम् ।
तस्यैवाचरणं पूर्वं कर्तव्यं तु नृपाज्ञया ॥ २ [६६९] ॥

avirodhena dharmasya nirgataṃ rājaśāsanam |
tasyaivācaraṇaṃ pūrvaṃ kartavyaṃ tu nṛpājñayā || 2 [669] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 60.2 [669] 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 (60.2 [669]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avirodha, Dharma, Nirgata, Rajashasana, Vaca, Rana, Purvam, Purva, Kartavya, Nripa, Ajna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “avirodhena dharmasya nirgataṃ rājaśāsanam
  • avirodhena -
  • avirodha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • dharmasya -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • nirgatam -
  • nirgata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nirgata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nirgatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • rājaśāsanam -
  • rājaśāsana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tasyaivācaraṇaṃ pūrvaṃ kartavyaṃ tu nṛpājñayā
  • tasyai -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative middle first single], [imperative passive first single]
  • vāca -
  • vāca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • raṇam -
  • raṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    raṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kartavyam -
  • kartavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kartavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kartavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • nṛpā -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ajñayā -
  • ajñā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
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