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 10.38

चण्डालेन तु सोपाको मूलव्यसनवृत्तिमान् ।
पुक्कस्यां जायते पापः सदा सज्जनगर्हितः ॥ ३८ ॥

caṇḍālena tu sopāko mūlavyasanavṛttimān |
pukkasyāṃ jāyate pāpaḥ sadā sajjanagarhitaḥ || 38 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 10.38 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 (10.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Candala, Sopaka, Mulavyasanavrittimat, Pukkasi, Jayat, Papa, Sada, Sad, Sajjanagarhita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 10.38). 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: “caṇḍālena tu sopāko mūlavyasanavṛttimān
  • caṇḍālena -
  • caṇḍāla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sopāko* -
  • sopāka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mūlavyasanavṛttimān -
  • mūlavyasanavṛttimat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pukkasyāṃ jāyate pāpaḥ sadā sajjanagarhitaḥ
  • pukkasyām -
  • pukkasī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
  • pāpaḥ -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sajjanagarhitaḥ -
  • sajjanagarhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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