Panchatantra [sanskrit]

by Dr. Naveen Kumar Jha | 2016 | 13,828 words | ISBN-13: 9788193077962

The Sanskrit edition of the Panchatantra referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Vishnu Sharma and possibly dating as early as 1200 BCE, the Panchatantra (or Pancatantra) represents a collection of short stories teaching basic ethical values and moral conduct that was commonly practiced in ancient Indian. Alternative titles: Śrīviṣṇuśarman Pañcatantra (श्रीविष्णुशर्मन् पञ्चतन्त्र, Śrī-viṣṇuśarman pancatantra, श्री-विष्णुशर्मन्, Sri-visnusarman)

सुपूरा स्यात् कुनदिका सुपूरो मूषिकाञ्जलिः ।
सुसन्तुष्टः कापुरुषः स्वल्पकेनापि तुष्यति ॥ १४३ ॥

supūrā syāt kunadikā supūro mūṣikāñjaliḥ |
susantuṣṭaḥ kāpuruṣaḥ svalpakenāpi tuṣyati || 143 ||

The English translation of Panchatantra Verse 2.143 is contained in the book The Complete Pancatantra: Sanskrit Text with English Translation by Dr. Naveen Kumar Jha. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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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 (2.143). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Supura, Syat, Sya, Kunadika, Mushika, Susantushta, Kapurusha, Svalpaka, Api, Tushyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Panchatantra Verse 2.143). 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: “supūrā syāt kunadikā supūro mūṣikāñjaliḥ
  • supūrā -
  • supūrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • kunadikā -
  • kunadikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • supūro* -
  • supūra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mūṣikāñ -
  • mūṣika (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ja -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • liḥ -
  • li (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “susantuṣṭaḥ kāpuruṣaḥ svalpakenāpi tuṣyati
  • susantuṣṭaḥ -
  • susantuṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāpuruṣaḥ -
  • kāpuruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svalpakenā -
  • svalpaka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    svalpaka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • tuṣyati -
  • tuṣ -> tuṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √tuṣ class 4 verb]
    tuṣ -> tuṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √tuṣ class 4 verb]
    tuṣ (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Panchatantra Verse 2.143

Cover of edition (2015)

Pancatantra of Visnusarman
by M. R. Kale (2015)

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Cover of edition (2016)

Panchatantra in Simple Sanskrit
by Dr. Vishwas (2016)

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Cover of edition (2020)

Panchatantram (Telugu)
by Tadanki Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha Rao (2020)

Published by J. P. Publications, Vijayawada; Throughout black & white Illustrations; 9788192053851.

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Preview of verse 2.143 in Telugu sript:
సుపూరా స్యాత్ కునదికా సుపూరో మూషికాఞ్జలిః ।
సుసన్తుష్టః కాపురుషః స్వల్పకేనాపి తుష్యతి ॥ ౧౪౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2010)

Panchatantram Bhashavyakhyanam (Malayalam)
by Dr. K.G. Sreelekha (2010)

Published by the University of Kerala.

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Preview of verse 2.143 in Malayalam sript:
സുപൂരാ സ്യാത് കുനദികാ സുപൂരോ മൂഷികാഞ്ജലിഃ ।
സുസന്തുഷ്ടഃ കാപുരുഷഃ സ്വല്പകേനാപി തുഷ്യതി ॥ ൧൪൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2017)

The Panchatantra Stories (Tamil)
by P. S. Aacharya (2017)

Published by Narmadha Pathippagam, Chennai.

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Cover of Bengali edition

Panchatantrer Galpa (Bengali)
by Children's Book Trust (2014)

Throughout color Illustration; 9788170112730

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Preview of verse 2.143 in Bengali sript:
সুপূরা স্যাত্ কুনদিকা সুপূরো মূষিকাঞ্জলিঃ ।
সুসন্তুষ্টঃ কাপুরুষঃ স্বল্পকেনাপি তুষ্যতি ॥ ১৪৩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Panchatantra in Gujarati (Comic)
by Anant Pai (2013)

[શિયાળા અને રણશિંગ પંચતંત્ર] Published by Amar Chitra Katha; Throughout Color Illustrations; 9789350853115

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Preview of verse 2.143 in Gujarati sript:
સુપૂરા સ્યાત્ કુનદિકા સુપૂરો મૂષિકાઞ્જલિઃ ।
સુસન્તુષ્ટઃ કાપુરુષઃ સ્વલ્પકેનાપિ તુષ્યતિ ॥ ૧૪૩ ॥

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