- ākrīḍe krīḍato bālān
- vayasyān atidāruṇaḥ
- prasahya niranukrośaḥ
- paśu-māram amārayat
ākrīḍe—in the playground; krīḍataḥ—while playing; bālān—boys; vayasyān—of his age; ati-dāruṇaḥ—very cruel; prasahya—by force; niranukrośaḥ—merciless; paśu-māram—as if slaughtering animals; amārayat—killed.
The boy was so cruel that while playing with young boys of his age he would kill them very mercilessly, as if they were animals meant for slaughter.