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 8.93

दयस्व किं घातयसि त्वमस्माननङ्गचण्डालशरैरदृश्यैः ।
भिन्ना वरं तीक्ष्णकटाक्षबाणैः प्रेमस्तव प्रेमरसात्पवित्रैः ॥ ९३ ॥

dayasva kiṃ ghātayasi tvamasmānanaṅgacaṇḍālaśarairadṛśyaiḥ |
bhinnā varaṃ tīkṣṇakaṭākṣabāṇaiḥ premastava premarasātpavitraiḥ || 93 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 8.93 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 (8.93). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kim, Tva, Yushmad, Asmad, Asma, Ananga, Candala, Shara, Adrishya, Bhinna, Varam, Vara, Tikshnaka, Aksha, Bana, Premarasa, Pavitra,

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 8.93). 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: “dayasva kiṃ ghātayasi tvamasmānanaṅgacaṇḍālaśarairadṛśyaiḥ
  • dayasva -
  • day (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle second single]
    de (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ghātayasi -
  • han (verb class 0)
    [present active second single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • asmān -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural]
    asma (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • anaṅga -
  • anaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅg (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • caṇḍāla -
  • caṇḍāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śarair -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • adṛśyaiḥ -
  • adṛśya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    adṛśya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “bhinnā varaṃ tīkṣṇakaṭākṣabāṇaiḥ premastava premarasātpavitraiḥ
  • bhinnā* -
  • bhinna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhinnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • varam -
  • varam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tīkṣṇaka -
  • tīkṣṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṭā -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṣa -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bāṇaiḥ -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • premas -
  • pre (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • premarasāt -
  • premarasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    premarasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • pavitraiḥ -
  • pavitra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pavitra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 8.93

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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