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 2.28.48

पाण्ड्यांश्च द्रविडांश्चैव सहितांश्चोड्रकेरलैः ।
अन्ध्रांस्तलवनांश्चैव कलिङ्गानोष्ट्रकर्णिकान् ॥ ४८ ॥

pāṇḍyāṃśca draviḍāṃścaiva sahitāṃścoḍrakeralaiḥ |
andhrāṃstalavanāṃścaiva kaliṅgānoṣṭrakarṇikān || 48 ||

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

Pandya, Dravida, Sahita, Udra, Kerala, Andhra, Talavana, Kalinga, Oshtra, Karnika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.28.48). 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.

  • Line1: “pāṇḍyāṃśca draviḍāṃścaiva sahitāṃścoḍrakeralaiḥ
  • pāṇḍyāṃś -
  • pāṇḍya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • draviḍāṃś -
  • draviḍa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sahitāṃś -
  • sahita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sah -> sahita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √sah class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sah class 10 verb]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uḍra -
  • uḍra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • keralaiḥ -
  • kerala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line2: “andhrāṃstalavanāṃścaiva kaliṅgānoṣṭrakarṇikān
  • andhrāṃs -
  • andhra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • talavanāṃś -
  • talavana (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kaliṅgān -
  • kaliṅga (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • oṣṭra -
  • oṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    oṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karṇikān -
  • karṇika (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.28.48

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 2.28.48 in Kannada sript:
ಪಾಣ್ಡ್ಯಾಂಶ್ಚ ದ್ರವಿಡಾಂಶ್ಚೈವ ಸಹಿತಾಂಶ್ಚೋಡ್ರಕೇರಲೈಃ ।
ಅನ್ಧ್ರಾಂಸ್ತಲವನಾಂಶ್ಚೈವ ಕಲಿಙ್ಗಾನೋಷ್ಟ್ರಕರ್ಣಿಕಾನ್ ॥ ೪೮ ॥

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 2.28.48 in Bengali sript:
পাণ্ড্যাংশ্চ দ্রবিডাংশ্চৈব সহিতাংশ্চোড্রকেরলৈঃ ।
অন্ধ্রাংস্তলবনাংশ্চৈব কলিঙ্গানোষ্ট্রকর্ণিকান্ ॥ ৪৮ ॥

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 2.28.48 in Gujarati sript:
પાણ્ડ્યાંશ્ચ દ્રવિડાંશ્ચૈવ સહિતાંશ્ચોડ્રકેરલૈઃ ।
અન્ધ્રાંસ્તલવનાંશ્ચૈવ કલિઙ્ગાનોષ્ટ્રકર્ણિકાન્ ॥ ૪૮ ॥

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 2.28.48 in Malayalam sript:
പാണ്ഡ്യാംശ്ച ദ്രവിഡാംശ്ചൈവ സഹിതാംശ്ചോഡ്രകേരലൈഃ ।
അന്ധ്രാംസ്തലവനാംശ്ചൈവ കലിങ്ഗാനോഷ്ട്രകര്ണികാന് ॥ ൪൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 2.28.48 in Telugu sript:
పాణ్డ్యాంశ్చ ద్రవిడాంశ్చైవ సహితాంశ్చోడ్రకేరలైః ।
అన్ధ్రాంస్తలవనాంశ్చైవ కలిఙ్గానోష్ట్రకర్ణికాన్ ॥ ౪౮ ॥

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