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).

अश्वत्थाङ्कुररूपेण यत्र विद्वतसहीकरात् ।
उदुम्बराङ्कुराकारो लेप्यकर्मणि शस्यते ।
ज्येष्ठः स्यादायतो दण्डो वैणवो --- ङ्गुलः ॥ २१ ॥

aśvatthāṅkurarūpeṇa yatra vidvatasahīkarāt |
udumbarāṅkurākāro lepyakarmaṇi śasyate |
jyeṣṭhaḥ syādāyato daṇḍo vaiṇavo --- ṅgulaḥ || 21 ||

The English translation of Verse 73.21 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 (73.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashvattha, Ankura, Rupa, Yatra, Vidvas, Hika, Rat, Udumbara, Ankurakara, Lepin, Lepya, Akarman, Jyeshtha, Syat, Sya, Ayat, Ayata, Danda,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 73.21). 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: “aśvatthāṅkurarūpeṇa yatra vidvatasahīkarāt
  • aśvatthā -
  • aśvattha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśvattha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśvatthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅkura -
  • aṅkura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpeṇa -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidvat -
  • vidvas (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    vidvas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vid -> vidvas (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vid class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 2 verb]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • hīka -
  • hīka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rāt -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    -> rāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “udumbarāṅkurākāro lepyakarmaṇi śasyate
  • udumbarā -
  • udumbara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udumbara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṅkurākāro* -
  • aṅkurākāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lepya -
  • lepin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    lepin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    lepya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lepya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lip -> lepya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √lip]
    lip -> lepya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √lip]
    lep -> lepya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √lep]
    lip -> lepya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √lip]
    lep -> lepya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √lep class 1 verb]
    lep -> lepya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √lep class 1 verb]
    lip -> lepya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √lip class 1 verb], [vocative single from √lip class 6 verb], [vocative single from √lip]
    lip -> lepya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √lip class 1 verb], [vocative single from √lip class 6 verb], [vocative single from √lip]
  • akarmaṇi -
  • akarman (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    akarman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • śasyate -
  • śaṃs (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    śas (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 3: “jyeṣṭhaḥ syādāyato daṇḍo vaiṇavo --- ṅgulaḥ
  • jyeṣṭhaḥ -
  • jyeṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • āyato* -
  • āyat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    āyat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    āyata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • daṇḍo* -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vaiṇavo -
  • Cannot analyse ṅgulaḥ

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 73.21

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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