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 76.6 [907]

भर्तृदायं मृते पत्यौ विन्यसेत्स्त्री यथेष्टतः ।
विद्यमाने तु संरक्षेत्क्षपयेत्तत्कुलेऽन्यथा ॥ ६ [९०७] ॥

bhartṛdāyaṃ mṛte patyau vinyasetstrī yatheṣṭataḥ |
vidyamāne tu saṃrakṣetkṣapayettatkule'nyathā || 6 [907] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 76.6 [907] 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 (76.6 [907]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Daya, Mrita, Mriti, Pati, Yatheshtatah, Vidyamana, Tat, Tad, Kula, Kuli, Anyatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “bhartṛdāyaṃ mṛte patyau vinyasetstrī yatheṣṭataḥ
  • bhartṛ -
  • bhartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dāyam -
  • dāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    -> dāyam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> dāyam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
  • mṛte -
  • mṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √mṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √mṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √mṛ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √mṛ class 6 verb], [locative single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ -> mṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √mṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative single from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √mṛ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √mṛ class 6 verb]
  • patyau -
  • pati (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    patī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse vinyasetstrī*ya
  • yatheṣṭataḥ -
  • yatheṣṭataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “vidyamāne tu saṃrakṣetkṣapayettatkule'nyathā
  • vidyamāne -
  • vidyamāna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vidyamāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vidyamānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vid -> vidyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vidyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vid class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vid class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vid class 2 verb], [locative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vidyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vid class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vid class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vid class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vidyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vidyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vid class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √vid class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √vid class 6 verb], [locative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vidyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vid class 6 verb], [vocative single from √vid class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √vid class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vidyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vidyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vid class 7 verb], [vocative dual from √vid class 7 verb], [accusative dual from √vid class 7 verb], [locative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vidyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vid class 7 verb], [vocative single from √vid class 7 verb], [vocative dual from √vid class 7 verb], [accusative dual from √vid class 7 verb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • rakṣet -
  • rakṣ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • kṣapayet -
  • kṣap (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
    kṣī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kule' -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuli (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kuli (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • anyathā -
  • anyathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    anyathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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