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 80.27 [970]

स्त्रीधनं दापयेद्दण्डं धार्मिकः पृथिवीपतिः ।
निर्धना प्राप्तदोषा स्त्री ताडनं दण्डं अर्हति ॥ २७ [९७०] ॥

strīdhanaṃ dāpayeddaṇḍaṃ dhārmikaḥ pṛthivīpatiḥ |
nirdhanā prāptadoṣā strī tāḍanaṃ daṇḍaṃ arhati || 27 [970] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 80.27 [970] 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:

Buy now! English translation by Manmatha Nath Dutt (2006)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (80.27 [970]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Stridhana, Danda, Dharmika, Prithivipati, Nirdhana, Praptadosha, Stri, Tadana, Arhat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 80.27 [970]). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “strīdhanaṃ dāpayeddaṇḍaṃ dhārmikaḥ pṛthivīpatiḥ
  • strīdhanam -
  • strīdhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dāpayed -
  • (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • daṇḍam -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhārmikaḥ -
  • dhārmika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pṛthivīpatiḥ -
  • pṛthivīpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nirdhanā prāptadoṣā strī tāḍanaṃ daṇḍaṃ arhati
  • nirdhanā -
  • nirdhanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāptadoṣā -
  • prāptadoṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • strī -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tāḍanam -
  • tāḍana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tāḍana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tāḍanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • daṇḍam -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • arhati -
  • arhat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    arhat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    arh (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: