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)

क्षुद्रम् अर्थपतिं प्राप्य न्यायान्वेषण-तत्-परौ ।
उभाव् अपि क्षयं प्राप्तौ पुरा शशक-पिञ्जलौ ॥ ९१ ॥

kṣudram arthapatiṃ prāpya nyāyānveṣaṇa-tat-parau |
ubhāv api kṣayaṃ prāptau purā śaśaka-piñjalau || 91 ||

The English translation of Panchatantra Verse 3.91 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 (3.91). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kshudra, Arthapati, Prapya, Nyayanveshana, Tat, Tad, Para, Paru, Pari, Api, Kshaya, Prapta, Prapti, Pura, Pur, Shashaka, Pinjala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Panchatantra Verse 3.91). 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: “kṣudram arthapatiṃ prāpya nyāyānveṣaṇa-tat-parau
  • kṣudram -
  • kṣudra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣudra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣudrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • arthapatim -
  • arthapati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nyāyānveṣaṇa -
  • nyāyānveṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • parau -
  • para (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    paru (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “ubhāv api kṣayaṃ prāptau purā śaśaka-piñjalau
  • Cannot analyse ubhāv*ap
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kṣayam -
  • kṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prāptau -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    prāpti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaśaka -
  • śaśaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śak (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single]
  • piñjalau -
  • piñjala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Panchatantra Verse 3.91

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 3.91 in Telugu sript:
క్షుద్రమ్ అర్థపతిం ప్రాప్య న్యాయాన్వేషణ-తత్-పరౌ ।
ఉభావ్ అపి క్షయం ప్రాప్తౌ పురా శశక-పిఞ్జలౌ ॥ ౯౧ ॥

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 3.91 in Malayalam sript:
ക്ഷുദ്രമ് അര്ഥപതിം പ്രാപ്യ ന്യായാന്വേഷണ-തത്-പരൌ ।
ഉഭാവ് അപി ക്ഷയം പ്രാപ്തൌ പുരാ ശശക-പിഞ്ജലൌ ॥ ൯൧ ॥

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 3.91 in Bengali sript:
ক্ষুদ্রম্ অর্থপতিং প্রাপ্য ন্যাযান্বেষণ-তত্-পরৌ ।
উভাব্ অপি ক্ষযং প্রাপ্তৌ পুরা শশক-পিঞ্জলৌ ॥ ৯১ ॥

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 3.91 in Gujarati sript:
ક્ષુદ્રમ્ અર્થપતિં પ્રાપ્ય ન્યાયાન્વેષણ-તત્-પરૌ ।
ઉભાવ્ અપિ ક્ષયં પ્રાપ્તૌ પુરા શશક-પિઞ્જલૌ ॥ ૯૧ ॥

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