Manusmriti [sanskrit]

by Ganganatha Jha | 1920 | 23,875 words | ISBN-10: 8120811550 | ISBN-13: 9788120811553

This is the Sanskrit text of the Manusmriti, which is a collection of verses dealing with ‘Dharma-Shastra’—the ancient Indian science of Law, Spritual life, Politics and Ethics.. The edition of this text is based on Ganganatha Jha’s translation of the same text.

Verse 3.39

ब्राह्मादिषु विवाहेषु चतुर्ष्वेवानुपूर्वशः ।
ब्रह्मवर्चस्विनः पुत्रा जायन्ते शिष्टसम्मताः ॥ ३९ ॥

brāhmādiṣu vivāheṣu caturṣvevānupūrvaśaḥ |
brahmavarcasvinaḥ putrā jāyante śiṣṭasammatāḥ || 39 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 3.39 is contained in the book Manusmrti (Sanskrit and English) by Ganganath Jha. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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

Brahma, Vivaha, Shu, Eva, Anupurvashah, Brahmavarcasvin, Putra, Jayanta, Shishtasammata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 3.39). 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: “brāhmādiṣu vivāheṣu caturṣvevānupūrvaśaḥ
  • brāhmād -
  • brāhma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    brāhma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iṣu -
  • iṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • vivāheṣu -
  • vivāha (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    vivāha (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • catur -
  • catur (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • ṣve -
  • ṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ṣū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • evā -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anupūrvaśaḥ -
  • anupūrvaśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “brahmavarcasvinaḥ putrā jāyante śiṣṭasammatāḥ
  • brahmavarcasvinaḥ -
  • brahmavarcasvin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    brahmavarcasvin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • putrā* -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jāyante -
  • jāyanta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third plural]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third plural]
  • śiṣṭasammatāḥ -
  • śiṣṭasammata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śiṣṭasammatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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