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 12.33

लोभः स्वप्नोऽधृतिः क्रौर्यं नास्तिक्यं भिन्नवृत्तिता ।
याचिष्णुता प्रमादश्च तामसं गुणलक्षणम् ॥ ३३ ॥

lobhaḥ svapno'dhṛtiḥ krauryaṃ nāstikyaṃ bhinnavṛttitā |
yāciṣṇutā pramādaśca tāmasaṃ guṇalakṣaṇam || 33 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 12.33 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 (12.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lobha, Svapna, Svapnas, Adhriti, Kraurya, Nastikya, Bhinnavrittita, Yacishnuta, Pramada, Tamasa, Gunalakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 12.33). 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: “lobhaḥ svapno'dhṛtiḥ krauryaṃ nāstikyaṃ bhinnavṛttitā
  • lobhaḥ -
  • lobha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svapno' -
  • svapnas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svapnas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    svapna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhṛtiḥ -
  • adhṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    adhṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • krauryam -
  • kraurya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāstikyam -
  • nāstikya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhinnavṛttitā -
  • bhinnavṛttitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yāciṣṇutā pramādaśca tāmasaṃ guṇalakṣaṇam
  • yāciṣṇutā -
  • yāciṣṇutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pramādaś -
  • pramāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāmasam -
  • tāmasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tāmasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • guṇalakṣaṇam -
  • guṇalakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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