Maha·bhárata VI: Bhishma (volume one of two) Including the “Bhagavad Gita” in Context.

Translated by Alex Cherniak.

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Top 50 Verbs

Rank Unique Words Number of Occurrences
1Said2654
2Struck1061
3Killed1003
4Made849
5See741
6Tell706
7Know625
8Called500
9Wounded384
10Seeing372
 
11Come362
12Kill230
13Cut219
14Filled218
15Heard217
16Saw217
17Fear216
18Understanding198
19Took193
20Charged179
 
21Stood178
22Protected137
23Fell137
24Attacked135
25Blew135
26Encounter112
27Bows110
28Comes109
29Fighting99
30Seen86
 
31Give84
32Listen81
33Means80
34Set79
35Looked79
36Attains79
37Say78
38Fought69
39Terrifying69
40Pierced67
 
41Hear67
42Covered65
43Knows64
44Return64
45Seemed64
46Go62
47Hearing61
48Make59
49Formed59
50Roar59

Top 50 Nouns

Rank Unique Words Number of Occurrences
1King(s)485
2Men434
3Arrow(s)427
4Warrior(s)363
5Son362
6Bhishma345
7Battle338
8Lord288
9Majesty280
10Pandava(s)277
 
11Troops251
12Elephants246
13Chariot242
14Bharata230
15Sanjaya219
16Army217
17Horses217
18Hero(es)209
19People198
20Descendant193
 
21Action(s)189
22Enemy(ies)182
23Sons179
24Combat178
25Arjuna178
26Bow166
27Two165
28Thousand(s)164
29Earth151
30World133
 
31Drona130
32Kurus130
33Sun129
34Chariots128
35Yoga125
36Bharatas124
37Bhimasena120
38Banner(s)119
39Force(s)116
40Mind115
 
41Gods114
42Bull114
43Knowledge112
44Shafts112
45Three109
46Bhima107
47Mountain99
48Time98
49Battlefield95
50Partha93