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 5.26

एतदुक्तं द्विजातीनां भक्ष्याभक्ष्यमशेषतः ।
मांसस्यातः प्रवक्ष्यामि विधिं भक्षणवर्जने ॥ २६ ॥

etaduktaṃ dvijātīnāṃ bhakṣyābhakṣyamaśeṣataḥ |
māṃsasyātaḥ pravakṣyāmi vidhiṃ bhakṣaṇavarjane || 26 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 5.26 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 (5.26). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Ukta, Dvijati, Bhakshyabhakshya, Asheshatah, Mamsa, Atah, Prava, Kshi, Amin, Vidhi, Bhakshana, Varjana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 5.26). 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: “etaduktaṃ dvijātīnāṃ bhakṣyābhakṣyamaśeṣataḥ
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • dvijātīnām -
  • dvijāti (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dvijāti (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    dvijāti (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • bhakṣyābhakṣyam -
  • bhakṣyābhakṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aśeṣataḥ -
  • aśeṣataḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “māṃsasyātaḥ pravakṣyāmi vidhiṃ bhakṣaṇavarjane
  • māṃsasyā -
  • māṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    māṃsa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • prava -
  • prava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣyā -
  • kṣi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vidhim -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhakṣaṇa -
  • bhakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varjane -
  • varjana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    varjanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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