केचिद्गौरमुखैरृक्षैर्द्वीपिभिर्हरिभिर्भटा: ॥ ९ ॥
apare yuyudhuḥ kharaiḥ
kecid gaura-mukhair ṛkṣair
dvīpibhir haribhir bhaṭāḥ
uṣṭraiḥ — on the backs of camels; kecit — some persons; ibhaiḥ — on the backs of elephants; kecit — some persons; apare — others; yuyudhuḥ — engaged in fighting; kharaiḥ — on the backs of asses; kecit — some persons; gaura-mukhaiḥ — on white-faced monkeys; ṛkṣaiḥ — on red-faced monkeys; dvīpibhiḥ — on the backs of tigers; haribhiḥ — on the backs of lions; bhaṭāḥ — all the soldiers engaged in this way.
Some soldiers fought on the backs of camels, some on the backs of elephants, some on asses, some on white-faced and red-faced monkeys, some on tigers and some on lions. In this way, they all engaged in fighting.