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 77.1 [917]

भगिन्यो बान्धवैः सार्धं विभजेरन्सभर्तृकाः ।
स्त्रीधनस्येति धर्मोऽयं विभागस्तु प्रकल्पितः ॥ १ [९१७] ॥

bhaginyo bāndhavaiḥ sārdhaṃ vibhajeransabhartṛkāḥ |
strīdhanasyeti dharmo'yaṃ vibhāgastu prakalpitaḥ || 1 [917] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 77.1 [917] 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 (77.1 [917]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhagini, Bandhava, Sardham, Sardha, Vibhaja, Irat, Sabhartrika, Stridhana, Iti, Dharma, Aya, Idam, Vibhaga, Prakalpita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “bhaginyo bāndhavaiḥ sārdhaṃ vibhajeransabhartṛkāḥ
  • bhaginyo* -
  • bhaginī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bāndhavaiḥ -
  • bāndhava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sārdham -
  • sārdham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sārdha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sārdha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sārdhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vibhaje -
  • vibhaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iran -
  • ir -> irat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ir class 6 verb], [vocative single from √ir class 6 verb]
  • sabhartṛkāḥ -
  • sabhartṛkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “strīdhanasyeti dharmo'yaṃ vibhāgastu prakalpitaḥ
  • strīdhanasye -
  • strīdhana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dharmo' -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vibhāgas -
  • vibhāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • prakalpitaḥ -
  • prakalpita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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