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)

स्पृशन्न् अपि गजो हन्ति जिघ्रन्न् अपि भुजङ्गमः ।
हसन्न् अपि नृपो हन्ति मानयन्न् अपि दुर्जनः ॥ ८२ ॥

spṛśann api gajo hanti jighrann api bhujaṅgamaḥ |
hasann api nṛpo hanti mānayann api durjanaḥ || 82 ||

The English translation of Panchatantra Verse 3.82 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 (3.82). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sprishat, Api, Gaja, Bhujangama, Hasat, Nripa, Manayat, Durjana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Panchatantra Verse 3.82). 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: “spṛśann api gajo hanti jighrann api bhujaṅgamaḥ
  • spṛśann -
  • spṛś -> spṛśat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √spṛś class 6 verb], [vocative single from √spṛś class 6 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • gajo* -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hanti -
  • hanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • Cannot analyse jighrann*ap
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • bhujaṅgamaḥ -
  • bhujaṅgama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “hasann api nṛpo hanti mānayann api durjanaḥ
  • hasann -
  • hasat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    has -> hasat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √has class 1 verb], [vocative single from √has class 1 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • nṛpo* -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hanti -
  • hanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • mānayann -
  • mān -> mānayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mān class 10 verb], [vocative single from √mān class 10 verb]
    man -> mānayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √man], [vocative single from √man]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • durjanaḥ -
  • durjana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Panchatantra Verse 3.82

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 3.82 in Telugu sript:
స్పృశన్న్ అపి గజో హన్తి జిఘ్రన్న్ అపి భుజఙ్గమః ।
హసన్న్ అపి నృపో హన్తి మానయన్న్ అపి దుర్జనః ॥ ౮౨ ॥

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 3.82 in Malayalam sript:
സ്പൃശന്ന് അപി ഗജോ ഹന്തി ജിഘ്രന്ന് അപി ഭുജങ്ഗമഃ ।
ഹസന്ന് അപി നൃപോ ഹന്തി മാനയന്ന് അപി ദുര്ജനഃ ॥ ൮൨ ॥

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 3.82 in Bengali sript:
স্পৃশন্ন্ অপি গজো হন্তি জিঘ্রন্ন্ অপি ভুজঙ্গমঃ ।
হসন্ন্ অপি নৃপো হন্তি মানযন্ন্ অপি দুর্জনঃ ॥ ৮২ ॥

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 3.82 in Gujarati sript:
સ્પૃશન્ન્ અપિ ગજો હન્તિ જિઘ્રન્ન્ અપિ ભુજઙ્ગમઃ ।
હસન્ન્ અપિ નૃપો હન્તિ માનયન્ન્ અપિ દુર્જનઃ ॥ ૮૨ ॥

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