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).

अल्पाल्पास्तु चतुष्कुड्या ये तेऽपवरका मताः ।
गृहे चाभ्यन्तरस्थानं शुद्धान्त इति कीर्त्यते ॥ २४ ॥

alpālpāstu catuṣkuḍyā ye te'pavarakā matāḥ |
gṛhe cābhyantarasthānaṃ śuddhānta iti kīrtyate || 24 ||

The English translation of Verse 18.24 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 (18.24). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Alpalpa, Yah, Yat, Tad, Yushmad, Apavaraka, Mata, Grih, Griha, Abhyantara, Tha, Shuddhanta, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 18.24). 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: “alpālpāstu catuṣkuḍyā ye te'pavarakā matāḥ
  • alpālpās -
  • alpālpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    alpālpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Cannot analyse catuṣkuḍyā*ye
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • te' -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • apavarakā* -
  • apavaraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • matāḥ -
  • mata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    matā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    man -> mata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √man class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √man class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> matā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √man class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √man class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √man class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √man class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √man class 8 verb]
  • Line 2: “gṛhe cābhyantarasthānaṃ śuddhānta iti kīrtyate
  • gṛhe -
  • gṛh (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gṛh (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    gṛhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyantaras -
  • abhyantara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • thān -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śuddhānta* -
  • śuddhānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kīrtyate -
  • kīrt (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 18.24

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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