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 76.12 [913]

तदेव यद्यनुज्ञाप्य भक्षयेत्प्रीतिपूर्वकम् ।
मूल्यं एव प्रदाप्यः स्याद्यद्यसौ धनवान्भवेत् ॥ १२ [९१३] ॥

tadeva yadyanujñāpya bhakṣayetprītipūrvakam |
mūlyaṃ eva pradāpyaḥ syādyadyasau dhanavānbhavet || 12 [913] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 76.12 [913] 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 (76.12 [913]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Iva, Yadi, Yad, Anujnapya, Priti, Purvakam, Purvaka, Mulya, Eva, Pradapya, Syadya, Asi, Asu, Adah, Dhanavat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tadeva yadyanujñāpya bhakṣayetprītipūrvakam
  • tade -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • yadya -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • anujñāpya -
  • anujñāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anujñāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhakṣayet -
  • bhakṣ (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
    bhakṣ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • prīti -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prītī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    prītī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pūrvakam -
  • pūrvakam (indeclinable)
    pūrvaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrvaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “mūlyaṃ eva pradāpyaḥ syādyadyasau dhanavānbhavet
  • mūlyam -
  • mūlya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mūlya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mūlyā (noun, feminine)
    mūl -> mūlya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mūl class 1 verb]
    mūl -> mūlya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mūl class 1 verb], [accusative single from √mūl class 1 verb]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradāpyaḥ -
  • pradāpya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syādya -
  • syad -> syādya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √syad class 1 verb]
    syad -> syādya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √syad class 1 verb]
  • dya -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhanavān -
  • dhanavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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