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 6.114.38

न च तच्छुश्रुवे कश्चित्तेषां संवदतां नृप ।
ऋते भीष्मं महाबाहुं मां चापि मुनितेजसा ॥ ३८ ॥

na ca tacchuśruve kaścitteṣāṃ saṃvadatāṃ nṛpa |
ṛte bhīṣmaṃ mahābāhuṃ māṃ cāpi munitejasā || 38 ||

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

...with dreadful Sataghnis, and spiked maces, and battle-axes, and mallets, and short thick clubs, and bearded darts, and other missiles, and arrows furnished with golden...

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

Tat, Tad, Kah, Citta, Citti, Ish, Isha, Samvat, Nripa, Rite, Rita, Riti, Bhishma, Mahabahu, Asmad, Capin, Munita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.114.38). 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: “na ca tacchuśruve kaścitteṣāṃ saṃvadatāṃ nṛpa
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śuśruve -
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • citte -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    citta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    citti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    cit (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • iṣām -
  • iṣ (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    iṣ (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    iṣ (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    iṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • saṃvad -
  • saṃvat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    saṃvat (noun, masculine)
    saṃvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • atā -
  • at (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ap (noun, feminine)
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nṛpa -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ṛte bhīṣmaṃ mahābāhuṃ māṃ cāpi munitejasā
  • ṛte -
  • ṛte (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ṛte (indeclinable)
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ṛti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • bhīṣmam -
  • bhīṣma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhīṣma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhīṣmā (noun, feminine)
  • mahābāhum -
  • mahābāhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    mahābāhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • munite -
  • munitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īja -
  • īj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    yaj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.114.38

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 6.114.38 in Kannada sript:
ನ ಚ ತಚ್ಛುಶ್ರುವೇ ಕಶ್ಚಿತ್ತೇಷಾಂ ಸಂವದತಾಂ ನೃಪ ।
ಋತೇ ಭೀಷ್ಮಂ ಮಹಾಬಾಹುಂ ಮಾಂ ಚಾಪಿ ಮುನಿತೇಜಸಾ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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 6.114.38 in Bengali sript:
ন চ তচ্ছুশ্রুবে কশ্চিত্তেষাং সংবদতাং নৃপ ।
ঋতে ভীষ্মং মহাবাহুং মাং চাপি মুনিতেজসা ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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 6.114.38 in Gujarati sript:
ન ચ તચ્છુશ્રુવે કશ્ચિત્તેષાં સંવદતાં નૃપ ।
ઋતે ભીષ્મં મહાબાહું માં ચાપિ મુનિતેજસા ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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 6.114.38 in Malayalam sript:
ന ച തച്ഛുശ്രുവേ കശ്ചിത്തേഷാം സംവദതാം നൃപ ।
ഋതേ ഭീഷ്മം മഹാബാഹും മാം ചാപി മുനിതേജസാ ॥ ൩൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 6.114.38 in Telugu sript:
న చ తచ్ఛుశ్రువే కశ్చిత్తేషాం సంవదతాం నృప ।
ఋతే భీష్మం మహాబాహుం మాం చాపి మునితేజసా ॥ ౩౮ ॥

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