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).

उपस्थानं भवेद् राज्ञां यत्र तत्पत्तनं विदुः ।
बहुस्फीतवणिग्युक्तं तदुक्तं पुटभेदनम् ॥ ५ ॥

upasthānaṃ bhaved rājñāṃ yatra tatpattanaṃ viduḥ |
bahusphītavaṇigyuktaṃ taduktaṃ puṭabhedanam || 5 ||

The English translation of Verse 18.5 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 (18.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Upasthana, Rajan, Yatra, Tat, Tad, Pattana, Vidu, Vidus, Bahu, Sphita, Vanij, Yuktam, Yukta, Ukta, Putabhedana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 18.5). 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: “upasthānaṃ bhaved rājñāṃ yatra tatpattanaṃ viduḥ
  • upasthānam -
  • upasthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • rājñām -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pattanam -
  • pattana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pattana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pattanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • viduḥ -
  • vidus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vidus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vidu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “bahusphītavaṇigyuktaṃ taduktaṃ puṭabhedanam
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sphīta -
  • sphīta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sphīta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sphā -> sphīta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sphā class 1 verb]
    sphā -> sphīta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sphā class 1 verb]
  • vaṇig -
  • vaṇij (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • yuktam -
  • yuktam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yuktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb], [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • puṭabhedanam -
  • puṭabhedana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 18.5

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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