Maha·bhárata VI: Bhishma (volume two of two).

Translated by Alex Cherniak.

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Top 50 Verbs

Rank Unique Words Number of Occurrences
1Like400
2Struck400
3Said307
4Fight293
5Charged292
6Seeing270
7Wounded263
8Filled260
9Looked252
10Pierced220
 
11Cut217
12Surrounded213
13Saw167
14Made166
15Killed166
16Took161
17Stood159
18Attacked158
19Heard154
20Fell152
 
21Kill148
22Fought148
23Fighting131
24Fired131
25Severed126
26Protect126
27Hearing126
28Covered123
29Sharpened102
30Slaughtered102
 
31Confronted102
32Strike101
33See99
34Spoke98
35Hurled90
36Split90
37Give89
38Sent89
39Skilled82
40Looking79
 
41Come79
42Protected77
43Stationed76
44Seen76
45Tormented75
46Whetted74
47Defeated73
48Went73
49Shrouded71
50Standing70

Top 50 Nouns

Rank Unique Words Number of Occurrences
1Son(s)1019
2Warrior(s)782
3King(s)695
4Chariot(s)670
5Pandava(s)637
6Arrow(s)601
7Battle515
8Bhishma481
9Elephant(s)473
10Bharata(s)469
 
11Majesty451
12Troops447
13Lord423
14Horses400
15Shaft(s)393
16Men (man)329
17Hero(es)327
18Bow307
19Descendant293
20Enemy(ies)286
 
21Combat270
22One263
23Arjuna260
24Drona252
25Two241
26Bhimasena235
27Demon213
28Duryodhana202
29Archer(s)195
30Bhima192
 
31Army189
32Sanjaya179
33Weapons177
34Host176
35Gods174
36Shikhandin167
37Sun166
38People161
39Words154
40Earth152
 
41Thousand(s)152
42Battlefield148
43Kurus148
44Three144
45Demons140
46Grandfather132
47Grandson131
48Heroic129
49Pritha126
50Armor126