Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 9.21.44

शब्दः सुतुमुलः संख्ये शराणां पततामभूत् ।
महावेणुवनस्येव दह्यमानस्य सर्वतः ॥ ४४ ॥

śabdaḥ sutumulaḥ saṃkhye śarāṇāṃ patatāmabhūt |
mahāveṇuvanasyeva dahyamānasya sarvataḥ || 44 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...of the enemy, it seemed to me that Duryodhana was then the only man. The prowess that we then beheld of your son seemed to be exceedingly wonderful, since the Parthas...

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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 (9.21.44). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shabda, Sutumula, Sankhya, Shara, Patat, Mahavenu, Vana, Iva, Dah, Amana, Sarvatah, Sarvata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.21.44). 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: “śabdaḥ sutumulaḥ saṃkhye śarāṇāṃ patatāmabhūt
  • śabdaḥ -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sutumulaḥ -
  • sutumula (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṅkhye -
  • saṅkhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saṅkhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    saṅkhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śarāṇām -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • patatām -
  • patat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    patat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    pat -> patat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • Line 2: “mahāveṇuvanasyeva dahyamānasya sarvataḥ
  • mahāveṇu -
  • mahāveṇu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mahāveṇu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mahāveṇu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vanasye -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • dahya -
  • dah -> dahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dah]
    dah (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dah (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • amānasya -
  • amāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sarvataḥ -
  • sarvataḥ (indeclinable)
    sarvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.21.44

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 9.21.44 in Kannada sript:
ಶಬ್ದಃ ಸುತುಮುಲಃ ಸಂಖ್ಯೇ ಶರಾಣಾಂ ಪತತಾಮಭೂತ್ ।
ಮಹಾವೇಣುವನಸ್ಯೇವ ದಹ್ಯಮಾನಸ್ಯ ಸರ್ವತಃ ॥ ೪೪ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 9.21.44 in Bengali sript:
শব্দঃ সুতুমুলঃ সংখ্যে শরাণাং পততামভূত্ ।
মহাবেণুবনস্যেব দহ্যমানস্য সর্বতঃ ॥ ৪৪ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 9.21.44 in Gujarati sript:
શબ્દઃ સુતુમુલઃ સંખ્યે શરાણાં પતતામભૂત્ ।
મહાવેણુવનસ્યેવ દહ્યમાનસ્ય સર્વતઃ ॥ ૪૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 9.21.44 in Malayalam sript:
ശബ്ദഃ സുതുമുലഃ സംഖ്യേ ശരാണാം പതതാമഭൂത് ।
മഹാവേണുവനസ്യേവ ദഹ്യമാനസ്യ സര്വതഃ ॥ ൪൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)


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Preview of verse 9.21.44 in Telugu sript:
శబ్దః సుతుములః సంఖ్యే శరాణాం పతతామభూత్ ।
మహావేణువనస్యేవ దహ్యమానస్య సర్వతః ॥ ౪౪ ॥

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