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 75.8 [901]

ऊढया कन्यया वापि भर्तुः पितृगृहेऽपि वा ।
भ्रातुः सकाशात्पित्रोर्वा लब्धं सौदायिकं स्मृतम् ॥ ८ [९०१] ॥

ūḍhayā kanyayā vāpi bhartuḥ pitṛgṛhe'pi vā |
bhrātuḥ sakāśātpitrorvā labdhaṃ saudāyikaṃ smṛtam || 8 [901] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 75.8 [901] 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 (75.8 [901]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Udha, Kanya, Vapi, Vapin, Bhartri, Pitrigriha, Api, Bhratri, Sakasha, Pitri, Var, Labdha, Saudayika, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “ūḍhayā kanyayā vāpi bhartuḥ pitṛgṛhe'pi
  • ūḍhayā -
  • ūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    uh -> ūḍhā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √uh class 1 verb]
    ūh -> ūḍhā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √ūh class 1 verb]
    vah -> ūḍhā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √vah class 1 verb]
  • kanyayā -
  • kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vāpi -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhartuḥ -
  • bhartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • pitṛgṛhe' -
  • pitṛgṛha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “bhrātuḥ sakāśātpitrorvā labdhaṃ saudāyikaṃ smṛtam
  • bhrātuḥ -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sakāśāt -
  • sakāśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sakāśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • pitror -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • labdham -
  • labdha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    labdha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    labdhā (noun, feminine)
    labh -> labdha (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labdha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √labh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √labh class 1 verb]
  • saudāyikam -
  • saudāyika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saudāyika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saudāyikā (noun, feminine)
  • smṛtam -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
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