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kathā: feminine nominative singular stem: kathā
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kathāFeminineSingulara feighend story/ one of the speices of poetical composition
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kathāf. (for 2.See column 3) conversation, speech, talking together etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāf. talk, mention View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāf. (kā kathā-[with genitive case or more commonly with locative case and sometimes with prati-],what should one say of? how should one speak of? exempli gratia, 'for example' va kā&iencoding=iast&lang=sans'>eko 'pi kṛcchrād varteta bhūyasāṃ tu kathaiva kā-,even one person would live with difficulty, what should one say of many? id est how much more many? ; kā kathā bāṇa-saṃdhāne-,what mention of fitting the arrow? id est what necessity for fitting the arrow? ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāf. story, tale, fable etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāf. a feigned story, tale (as one, of the species of poetical composition) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāf. Story (personified) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāf. (in logic) discussion, disputation View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāind. (for 1.See column 1) (Ved. for kath/am- ) how? whence? why? etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāind. (yath/ā kath/ā ca-,in any way whatsoever ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kathāind. sometimes merely a particle of interrogation (exempli gratia, 'for example' kath/ā śṛṇoti-.. /indraḥ-,does indra- hear? ; kath/ā-kath/ā-,whether-or? ) . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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kathā कथा [कथ् नि˚ अ] A tale, story; ˚प्रावीण्यम् U.4. historical knowledge. -2 A fable, feigned story; कथाच्छलेन बालानां नीतिस्तदिह कथ्यते H. Pr.8. -3 An account, allusion, mention; कथापि खलु पापानामलमश्रेयसे यतः Śi.2. 4. -4 Talk, conversation, speech; प्रथमं कृतां कथाम् Ś. 4.1. -5 A variety of prose composition, often distinguished from आख्यायिका; (प्रबन्धकल्पनां स्तोकसत्यां प्राज्ञाः कथां विदुः । परंपराश्रया या स्यात् सा मताख्यायिका बुधैः ॥); see under आख्यायिका also. -6 (In phil.) Disputation. का कथा or कथा with प्रति (what mention) is often used in the sense of 'what need one say of', 'not to mention', 'to say nothing of', 'how much more', or 'how much less'; का कथा बाणसंधाने ज्याशब्देनैव दूरतः । हुंकारेणेव धनुषः स हि विघ्नानपोहति Ś.3.1; अभितप्तमयो$पि मार्दवं भजते कैव कथा शरीरिषु R.8.43; आप्तवागनुमानाभ्भ्यां साध्यं त्वां प्रति का कथा 1.28; Ve.2.25. -Comp. -अनुरागः taking pleasure in conversation; स्मर्तव्यो$स्मि कथान्तरेषु भवता Mk.7.7. -2 another tale. -अवशेष or कथाशेष a. one of whom only the narrative remains, i. e. deceased, dead. -आक्रमः the commencement of a conversation. -आरम्भः commencement of a tale. -आरामः garden of fable. -आलापः speech, conversation. -उदयः the beginning of a tale. -उद्धातः 1 the second of the five kinds of प्रस्तावना, where the first character enters the stage after overhearing and repeating either the words of the manager (सूत्रधार) or their sense; see S. D.29; e. g. in Ratn., Ve. or Mudrārākṣasa. -2 commencement of a tale or narration; आकुमारकथोद्धातं शालिगोप्यो जगुर्यशः R.4.2. -उपकथनम्, -उपाख्यानम् narration, relation, telling a story. -छलम् 1 the guise of a fable. -2 giving a false account. -नायकः, -पुरुषः the hero or leading character of a story; रामायण˚ U.4,6. -पीठम् 1 the introductory part of a tale or story. -2 N. of the first लम्बक or book of the कथासरित्सागर. -प्रबन्धः a tale, fiction, fable. -प्रसङ्ग a. 1 talkative, talking much and foolishly. -2 mad, foolish. (-ङ्गः) 1 conversation, talk or course of conversation; नानाकथाप्रसङ्गावस्थितः H.1; कथाप्रसङ्गेन विवादं किल चक्रतुः Ks.22.181; N.1.35. -2 a curer of poisons (विषवैद्य); कथाप्रसङ्गो वार्तायां विषवैद्ये$पि वाच्यवत् Viśvakoṣa. कथाप्रसंगेन जनैरुदाहृताम् Ki.1.24 (where the word is used in sense 1 also). -प्राणः an actor. -2 a professional story-teller. -मात्र a. One of whom nothing but the narrative is left; deceased, dead. कालेन ते कृताः सर्वे कथामात्राः कथासु च Bhāg.12.2.44. -मुखम् the introductory portion of a story; Pt.1 -योगः course of conversation, talk, discourse. -विपर्यासः changing the course of a story. -विरक्त a. reserved, taciturn, disliking conversation. -शेष a. see कथावशेष.
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kathā f. conversation, talk, dis cussion about (lc., --°ree;); story, tale (about, g. or --°ree;); mention, statement; Story (personi fied); kâ kathâ, it is not a question of --, -is out of the question, to say nothing of (g., lc., or prati); kâ½eshâ kathâ, how could there be a question about it?=it is out of the question.
kathā inter. ad. how? whence? why? yáthâ kath&asharp; ka, howsoever.
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kathā The later use of this word in the sense of a ‘ philo­sophical discussion ’appears in the Chāndogya Upanisad.
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kathā kad asya sakhyaṃ sakhibhyaḥ RV.4.23.5c.
kathā kad asyā uṣaso vyuṣṭau RV.4.23.5a.
kathā kavis tuvīravān kayā girā RV.10.64.4a.
kathā grāmaṃ na pṛchasi RV.10.146.1c; TB.2.5.5.6c; N.9.30c.
kathā jāte kavayaḥ ko vi veda RV.1.185.1b; N.3.22b.
kathā ta etad aham ā ciketam RV.10.28.5a.
kathā tad asya kāvyam JB.1.20c. See kathaṃ svid asya kāvyam.
kathā te agne śucayanta āyoḥ RV.1.147.1a; śś.14.57.12.
kathā dāśema namasā sudānūn RV.5.41.16a.
kathā dāśemāgnaye kāsmai RV.1.77.1a.
kathā dāśemāgnaye bṛhad bhāḥ RV.4.5.1b.
kathā dive asurāya bravāma AVP.8.1.1a. See kathaṃ mahe.
kathā dive garhase kan na āgaḥ RV.4.3.5b.
kathā devānāṃ katamasya yāmani RV.10.64.1a; KB.20.2; 21.3. P: kathā devānām śś.11.4.10; 15.8.
kathā na kṣoṇīr bhiyasā sam ārata RV.1.54.1d.
kathā nūnaṃ vāṃ vimanā upa stavat RV.8.86.2a.
kathā pitre haraye tveṣanṛmṇaḥ AVP.8.1.1b. See kathaṃ pitre etc.
kathā mahām avṛdhat kasya hotuḥ RV.4.23.1a; AB.6.18.1; 19.2; GB.2.6.1 (bis); ā.5.2.2.6; śś.14.16.9; 17.8.8. Ps: kathā mahām avṛdhat Aś.8.4.14 (comm.); kathā mahām Aś.7.5.20; 12.3.7.
kathā mahe puṣṭiṃbharāya pūṣṇe RV.4.3.7a.
kathā mahe rudriyāya bravāma RV.5.41.11a.
kathā mitrāya mīḍhuṣe pṛthivyai RV.4.3.5c.
kathā rādhāma śarasya RV.8.70.13b.
kathā rādhāma sakhāyaḥ RV.1.41.7a. P: kathā rādhāma śś.12.2.14.
kathā vidhāty apracetāḥ RV.1.120.1c.
kathā śardhāya marutām ṛtāya RV.4.3.8a.
kathā śṛṇoti hūyamānam indraḥ RV.4.23.3a.
kathā śṛṇvann avasām asya veda RV.4.23.3b.
kathā saṃtato 'gnibhiḥ JB.1.20d. See kathaṃ saṃtato agnibhiḥ.
kathā sabādhaḥ śaśamāno asya RV.4.23.4a.
kathā sūre bṛhate pṛchyamānaḥ RV.4.3.8b.
kathā ha tad varuṇāya tvam agne RV.4.3.5a.
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kathā a narrationCC Madhya 4.18
kathā about the topicsSB 10.47.63
kathā conversationCC Adi 17.151
SB 10.47.42
kathā descriptionCC Adi 5.233
CC Antya 20.141
kathā discussionCC Antya 4.206
CC Madhya 8.244
kathā discussionsCC Antya 20.141
SB 10.60.44
kathā for the topicsSB 10.47.58
kathā historiesMM 35
kathā incidentCC Adi 5.159
CC Antya 3.171
kathā incidentsCC Madhya 1.96
kathā informationCC Adi 12.30
kathā intentionCC Madhya 1.71
kathā intentionsCC Madhya 1.213
kathā messagesSB 1.2.15
kathā narrationCC Adi 10.23
CC Adi 17.312
CC Madhya 20.89
CC Madhya 24.229
CC Madhya 7.52
kathā narrationsCC Madhya 6.282
SB 1.18.9
SB 4.29.38
SB 7.14.3-4
kathā narrations about HimSB 10.66.23
kathā of discussionsSB 10.87.16
kathā of narrationsSB 10.33.25
kathā of the conversationCC Madhya 1.118
kathā of the topicsSB 10.47.17
SB 10.90.50
SB 11.6.19
kathā of the wordsSB 4.29.41
kathā pastimesSB 4.9.11
kathā policyCC Antya 3.131
kathā storiesCC Madhya 15.69
SB 3.32.19
kathā storyCC Madhya 17.114
kathā talkCC Adi 6.69-70
CC Antya 6.286
CC Madhya 17.96
CC Madhya 6.25
kathā talkingBs 5.56
CC Madhya 14.227
kathā talksCC Antya 5.37
CC Antya 6.311
kathā the intentionCC Madhya 1.69
kathā the messageSB 1.2.16
kathā the narrationCC Madhya 16.36
CC Madhya 20.65
CC Madhya 5.9
kathā the storiesSB 12.2.36
kathā the storyCC Madhya 20.41
kathā to speakCC Adi 6.55-56
kathā topicCC Antya 5.72
kathā topicsCC Antya 13.138
CC Antya 13.43
CC Antya 18.56
CC Antya 3.27
CC Antya 5.37
CC Antya 5.73
SB 3.5.46
SB 4.7.44
SB 4.9.10
kathā topics aboutCC Madhya 9.360
kathā wordsCC Adi 15.19
CC Adi 5.217
CC Adi 8.20
CC Antya 1.74
CC Antya 17.37
CC Antya 5.74
CC Madhya 14.158
CC Madhya 3.84
CC Madhya 7.22
CC Madhya 9.207
SB 4.16.3
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kathā noun (feminine) conversation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
discussion (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
disputation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
feigned story (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mention (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Story (personified) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
speech (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
story (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
tale (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
tale (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
talk (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
talking together (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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kathā

kathā, ākhyānam, upākhyānam   

adhyāyaprakaraṇādiṣu vibhajya racitā ākhyāyikā yasyāṃ naikavidhāni pātrāṇi tathā ca naike prasaṅgāḥ santi।

premacandasya kathāyāṃ grāmīṇajīvanasya yathārthaṃ varṇanam asti।

kathā

kathā, kathānakam, parikathā, upakathā, upākhyānam, ākhyānam, ākhyāyikā, kathāprabandhaḥ   

kalpitaṃ vā dṛṣṭaṃ dṛśyam ādhārabhūtaṃ gṛhītvā kṛtā racanā।

munśī premacandasya kathāyāṃ grāmīṇajīvanasya samyak varṇanam asti।

kathā

kathāvastu, vasturacanāvinyāsaḥ, kathā, vastu   

rūpaka-prabandha-kalpanā।

asya nāṭakasya kathāvastu atisāmānyam asti।/kālidāsagrathitavastu nāṭakam।









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