Naishadha-charita [sanskrit]

by K.K. Handiqui | 1965 | 29,064 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Naishadha-charita referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. The Naishadha-charita is one of the mahakavyas (great epic poems) and deals with the famous story Of Nala and Damayanti, as found in the Mahabharata.

Verse 2.98

स्थितिशालिसमस्तवर्णतां न कथं चित्रमयी बिभर्तु या ।
स्वरभेदमुपैतु या कथं कलितानल्पमुखारवा न वा ॥ ९८ ॥

sthitiśālisamastavarṇatāṃ na kathaṃ citramayī bibhartu yā |
svarabhedamupaitu yā kathaṃ kalitānalpamukhāravā na vā || 98 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 2.98 is contained in the book Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa (An old and Rare Book) by K.K. Handiqui. 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 (2.98). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sthiti, Shali, Shalin, Samasta, Varnata, Katham, Katha, Citram, Citra, Ayin, Svarabheda, Upa, Kalita, Alpam, Alpa, Ukha, Arava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 2.98). 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: “sthitiśālisamastavarṇatāṃ na kathaṃ citramayī bibhartu
  • sthiti -
  • sthiti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sthitī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sthitī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    sthitī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śāli -
  • śāli (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śālī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śālin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śālin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • samasta -
  • samasta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samasta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varṇatām -
  • varṇatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • citram -
  • citram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    citra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    citrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ayī -
  • ayin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bibhartu -
  • bhṛ (verb class 3)
    [imperative active third single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “svarabhedamupaitu kathaṃ kalitānalpamukhāravā na
  • svarabhedam -
  • svarabheda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • upai -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    upā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • etu -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kalitān -
  • kalita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    kal -> kalita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √kal class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kal class 10 verb]
  • alpam -
  • alpam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    alpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    alpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    alpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ukhā -
  • ukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ukhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aravā* -
  • arava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aravā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 2.98

Cover of edition (1989)

Philosophical Reflections in the Naisadhacarita
by Harekrishna Meher (1989)

English (Hardcover)

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Cover of edition (2016)

The Naisadhiyacarita and Literary Community in South Asia
by Deven M. Patel (2016)

English (Hardcover)

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Cover of edition (2013)

Naishadhiya Charitam of Mahakavi Shri Harsha
by Dr. Devarshi Sanadhya Shastri (2013)

Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation; Set of 2 Volumes ; Krishnadas Sanskrit Series 52; Includes Jivatu Commentary of Mallinath and Candrika Hindi Commentary

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Cover of edition (2015)

Nala and Damayanti
by B.N. Goswamy (2015)

A Great Series of Paintings of An Old Indian Romance; Foreword by Karan Sing.

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