The Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 2.31
The Yoga of Understanding
Moreover, having regard to your own dharma, you must not falter.
There is no higher good for a ksatriya
Than to fight accordant with dharma.
svadharmam api cāvekṣya
and own (caste) duty just perceiving,
na vikampitum arhasi
not to tremble thou shouldst~
dharmyād dhi yuddhācchreyo ‘nyat
than righteous indeed battle, greater other
kṣatriyasya na vidyate
for the kṣatriya not it is found.
And, perceiving your own casteduty,
You should not tremble.
Indeed, anything superior to righteous
Does not exist for the kshatriya
(man of warrior caste).
svadharmam (m. acc. sg.), own duty, here “own caste duty” as a kṣatriya, or warrior.
api ca, even though, although, just.
avekṣya (gerund ava √īkṣ), looking at, perceiving, beholding.
vikampitum (infinitive vi √kamp), to tremble, to waver.
arhasi (2nd sg. pr. indie. act.√arh) , thou shouldst, thou art obliged, thou art able.
dharmyāt (n. abl. sg.), than righteous, than lawful.
dhi = hi, indeed, truly.
yuddhāt (n. abl. sg.), than battle, from fighting.
śreyas (comparative), better, preferable.
anyat (n. n. s.), other.
kṣatriyasya (m. gen. sg.), of the kṣatriya, of the warrior, of the member of the warrior caste.
vidyate (3rd sg. pr. indic. pass. √vid), it is found
#vikampitum – tremble