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).

नाभिमेढ्रान्तरं चास्य विद्यात्सार्धदशाङ्गुलम् ।
आयाममूर्वोर्जानीयात् सपादाङ्गुलविंशतिम् ॥ २३ ॥

nābhimeḍhrāntaraṃ cāsya vidyātsārdhadaśāṅgulam |
āyāmamūrvorjānīyāt sapādāṅgulaviṃśatim || 23 ||

The English translation of Verse 81.23 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 (81.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nabh, Nabhi, Medhra, Tara, Idam, Vidya, Sardha, Dashangula, Ayama, Uru, Sapada, Angula, Vimshati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 81.23). 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: “nābhimeḍhrāntaraṃ cāsya vidyātsārdhadaśāṅgulam
  • nābhi -
  • nābhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nābhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nābhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nābh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • meḍhrān -
  • meḍhra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • taram -
  • tara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vidyāt -
  • vidya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • sārdha -
  • sārdha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sārdha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • daśāṅgulam -
  • daśāṅgula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daśāṅgula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    daśāṅgulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “āyāmamūrvorjānīyāt sapādāṅgulaviṃśatim
  • āyāmam -
  • āyāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ūrvor -
  • ūru (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • jānīyāt -
  • jñā (verb class 9)
    [optative active third single]
  • sapādā -
  • sapāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sapāda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sapādā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgula -
  • aṅgula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṃśatim -
  • viṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    viṃśati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 81.23

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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