Samarangana-sutradhara [sanskrit]

61,230 words | ISBN-10: 8171103022

The Sanskrit edition of the Samarangana Sutradhara including grammatical analysis. The Samarangana Sutradhara is an encyclopedic work on classical Indian architecture (Vastu Shastra). Alternative titles: Samaranganasutradhara, Samarāṅgaṇa Sūtradhāra (समराङ्गण सूत्रधार), Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra (समराङ्गणसूत्रधार).

किमाकारा किमाधारा किंप्रमाणा च मेदिनी ।
विस्तृतिः परिधिश्चास्या बाहुल्यमपि कीदृशम् ॥ ५ ॥

kimākārā kimādhārā kiṃpramāṇā ca medinī |
vistṛtiḥ paridhiścāsyā bāhulyamapi kīdṛśam || 5 ||

The English translation of Verse 3.5 is contained in the book Samarangana Sutradhara of Bhojadeva by Sudarshan Kumar Sharma. 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 (3.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kimakara, Kimadhara, Kimpramana, Medin, Medini, Vistriti, Paridhi, Asi, Iyam, Idam, Bahulya, Api, Kidrish, Kidrisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 3.5). 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: “kimākārā kimādhārā kiṃpramāṇā ca medinī
  • kimākārā -
  • kimākārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kimādhārā -
  • kimādhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kimpramāṇā -
  • kimpramāṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • medinī -
  • medinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    medin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    medini (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    medini (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “vistṛtiḥ paridhiścāsyā bāhulyamapi kīdṛśam
  • vistṛtiḥ -
  • vistṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • paridhiś -
  • paridhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asyā* -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    iyam (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • bāhulyam -
  • bāhulya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kīdṛśam -
  • kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kīdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kīdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 3.5

Cover of edition (2011)

Samrangana Sutradhara: Treatise of Housing Architecture, Machines, Inconography and Dance
by Maharajdhiraj Shri Bhoj Dev (2011)

Sanskrit text with Hindi Transalation; Set of two volumes.

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