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).

कण्टकिद्रुमनीरन्ध्रनद्धे साम्भसि कानने ।
गूढप्रवेशमार्गे भूर्मूलदुर्गेति कीर्तिता ॥ ३८ ॥

kaṇṭakidrumanīrandhranaddhe sāmbhasi kānane |
gūḍhapraveśamārge bhūrmūladurgeti kīrtitā || 38 ||

The English translation of Verse 8.38 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 (8.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kantaki, Kantakin, Drumat, Dhra, Naddha, Naddhi, Sambhas, Kanana, Gudha, Pravesha, Arga, Bhur, Bhu, Mulat, Iti, Kirtita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 8.38). 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: “kaṇṭakidrumanīrandhranaddhe sāmbhasi kānane
  • kaṇṭaki -
  • kaṇṭakī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    kaṇṭakin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kaṇṭakin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • druman -
  • drumat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • īran -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [optative middle third plural]
  • dhra -
  • dhra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naddhe -
  • naddha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    naddha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    naddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    naddhi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    nah -> naddha (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √nah class 4 verb]
    nah -> naddha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √nah class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √nah class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √nah class 4 verb], [locative single from √nah class 4 verb]
    nah -> naddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √nah class 4 verb], [vocative single from √nah class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √nah class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √nah class 4 verb]
  • sāmbhasi -
  • sāmbhas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sāmbhas (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kānane -
  • kānana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “gūḍhapraveśamārge bhūrmūladurgeti kīrtitā
  • gūḍha -
  • gūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    guh -> gūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √guh class 1 verb]
    guh -> gūḍha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √guh class 1 verb]
  • praveśam -
  • praveśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    praveśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • arge -
  • arga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • bhūr -
  • bhūr (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhū (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [injunctive active second single]
  • mūlad -
  • mūl -> mūlat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mūl class 1 verb], [vocative single from √mūl class 1 verb], [accusative single from √mūl class 1 verb]
  • ur -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ge -
  • ga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kīrtitā -
  • kīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kīrt -> kīrtitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kīrt class 10 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 8.38

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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