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 60.8 [675]

गणानां श्रेणिवर्गाणां गताः स्युर्ये तु मध्यताम् ।
प्राक्तनस्य धनर्णस्य समांशाः सर्व एव ते ॥ ८ [६७५] ॥

gaṇānāṃ śreṇivargāṇāṃ gatāḥ syurye tu madhyatām |
prāktanasya dhanarṇasya samāṃśāḥ sarva eva te || 8 [675] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 60.8 [675] 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 (60.8 [675]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gana, Shreni, Varga, Gata, Yah, Yat, Madhyata, Praktana, Dhanarna, Samamsha, Sarva, Eva, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “gaṇānāṃ śreṇivargāṇāṃ gatāḥ syurye tu madhyatām
  • gaṇānām -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    gaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śreṇi -
  • śreṇi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śreṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • vargāṇām -
  • varga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vargā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • gatāḥ -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • syur -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • madhyatām -
  • madhyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “prāktanasya dhanarṇasya samāṃśāḥ sarva eva te
  • prāktanasya -
  • prāktana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    prāktana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • dhanarṇasya -
  • dhanarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • samāṃśāḥ -
  • samāṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samāṃśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarva* -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
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