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 4.55.18

सोऽमृष्यमाणः कर्णस्य निषङ्गस्यावलम्बनम् ।
चिच्छेद निशिताग्रेण शरेण नतपर्वणा ॥ १८ ॥

so'mṛṣyamāṇaḥ karṇasya niṣaṅgasyāvalambanam |
ciccheda niśitāgreṇa śareṇa nataparvaṇā || 18 ||

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

...of his, the celestials applauded him highly. And exclaiming—'Well done'!—-'Well done'! Drona and Bhishma, and Karna, and the mighty warrior Kripa, all applauded that feat of his greatly. And the...

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

Sah, Amrishyamana, Karna, Nishanga, Avalambana, Nishita, Agrena, Agra, Shara, Nataparvan,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 4.55.18). 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: “so'mṛṣyamāṇaḥ karṇasya niṣaṅgasyāvalambanam
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • amṛṣyamāṇaḥ -
  • amṛṣyamāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • karṇasya -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • niṣaṅgasyā -
  • niṣaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • avalambanam -
  • avalambana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avalambana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ciccheda niśitāgreṇa śareṇa nataparvaṇā
  • ciccheda -
  • chid (verb class 7)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    chid (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • niśitā -
  • niśita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niśita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niśitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agreṇa -
  • agreṇa (indeclinable)
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • śareṇa -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nataparvaṇā -
  • nataparvan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nataparvan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 4.55.18

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 4.55.18 in Kannada sript:
ಸೋಽಮೃಷ್ಯಮಾಣಃ ಕರ್ಣಸ್ಯ ನಿಷಙ್ಗಸ್ಯಾವಲಮ್ಬನಮ್ ।
ಚಿಚ್ಛೇದ ನಿಶಿತಾಗ್ರೇಣ ಶರೇಣ ನತಪರ್ವಣಾ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 4.55.18 in Bengali sript:
সোঽমৃষ্যমাণঃ কর্ণস্য নিষঙ্গস্যাবলম্বনম্ ।
চিচ্ছেদ নিশিতাগ্রেণ শরেণ নতপর্বণা ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 4.55.18 in Gujarati sript:
સોઽમૃષ્યમાણઃ કર્ણસ્ય નિષઙ્ગસ્યાવલમ્બનમ્ ।
ચિચ્છેદ નિશિતાગ્રેણ શરેણ નતપર્વણા ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 4.55.18 in Malayalam sript:
സോഽമൃഷ്യമാണഃ കര്ണസ്യ നിഷങ്ഗസ്യാവലമ്ബനമ് ।
ചിച്ഛേദ നിശിതാഗ്രേണ ശരേണ നതപര്വണാ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 4.55.18 in Telugu sript:
సోఽమృష్యమాణః కర్ణస్య నిషఙ్గస్యావలమ్బనమ్ ।
చిచ్ఛేద నిశితాగ్రేణ శరేణ నతపర్వణా ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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