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).

कलाद्वयेन विज्ञेया रेखा पूर्वस्य जानतुः ।
सार्धाङ्गुलयवं जानु तत्पार्श्वं चार्धमङ्गुलम् ॥ ७४ ॥

kalādvayena vijñeyā rekhā pūrvasya jānatuḥ |
sārdhāṅgulayavaṃ jānu tatpārśvaṃ cārdhamaṅgulam || 74 ||

The English translation of Verse 79.74 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 (79.74). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kala, Vaya, Vijneya, Rekha, Purva, Janat, Sardha, Angulaya, Janu, Tat, Tad, Parshva, Ardha, Angula,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 79.74). 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: “kalādvayena vijñeyā rekhā pūrvasya jānatuḥ
  • kalād -
  • kala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • vayena -
  • vaya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vijñeyā* -
  • vijñeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vijñeyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rekhā -
  • rekhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūrvasya -
  • pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • jānat -
  • jānat (noun, masculine)
    jānat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jñā -> jānat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jñā class 9 verb], [vocative single from √jñā class 9 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • uḥ -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “sārdhāṅgulayavaṃ jānu tatpārśvaṃ cārdhamaṅgulam
  • sārdhā -
  • sārdha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sārdha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sārdhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgulaya -
  • aṅgulaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅgulaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • jānu -
  • jānu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pārśvam -
  • pārśva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pārśva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pārśvā (noun, feminine)
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ardham -
  • ardha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ardha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ardhā (noun, feminine)
  • aṅgulam -
  • aṅgula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 79.74

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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