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Meaning:A bird species associated with carrion, vulture
Word class:noun
Language:TA
Equivalent in TB:skren
Equivalent in other languages:Skt. śukrāṅga- (?)
Lexeme variants:sukrānāśśi
 
Number:plural
Case:genitive
Gender:feminine

Paradigm

sg pl du
nom sukrāṃ sukrānāñ
voc
acc sukrānās
gen sukrāne sukrānāśśi
loc
comit
inst
abl
perl
all sukrānāsac
caus

Lexeme family

Commentary

Translation by Carling and Pinault 2023: crow

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For the meaning and etymology, see Malzahn 2014: 92-93; the meaning is supported by cemetery scenes from Qizil paintings (see Howard and Vignato 2014: 109 on Qizil Caves 116 and 220 depicting jackals and vultures eating corpses).

Occurrences

sukrānāśśi

1A 154 a4sukrānāśśiśwātsi eṣār •
2A 375 b5/// ne : arkämnā(ṣṣ)ā(s)(su)krānāśśilepśäśśi kuñaś yāmä(ṣ) – – – –

Bibliography

Carling and Pinault 2023

Carling, Gerd, and Georges-Jean Pinault. 2023. Dictionary and thesaurus of Tocharian A. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Howard and Vignato 2014

Howard, Angela F., and Giuseppe Vignato. 2014. Archaeological and visual sources of meditation in the ancient monasteries of Kuča. Leiden: Brill.

Malzahn 2014

Malzahn, Melanie. 2014. “Tocharian A śorki ‘fear’ and two other TA scary words.” Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 15: 87–94.