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Cite this page as:"kaum". In A Comprehensive Edition of Tocharian Manuscripts (CEToM). Created and maintained by Melanie Malzahn, Martin Braun, Hannes A. Fellner, and Bernhard Koller. https://cetom.univie.ac.at/?F_B_kaum (accessed 03 Mar. 2024).
 
Meaning:“bolt of unbleached silk”
Word class:noun
Language:TB
Equivalent in other languages:Modern Chinese gâo
Lexeme variants:kaum
 
Number:singular
Case:nominative
Gender:masculine_singular

Paradigm

sg pl du
nom kaum
voc
acc kaumma
gen
loc
comit
inst
abl
perl
all
caus

Lexeme family

Commentary

The singular is not attested, it could also have been kau*.

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Adams 2013a: 226-227.

Occurrences

kaum

1IOL Toch 139 a4preśceyaimeṃ te täṅktsi :kaumkätko wa(t) /// a5
2THT 5 b3kauc kakaum(ṣai) ; b4pärkawo
3THT 209.a a2(śta)sta śaktalye śkäñce śak(k)au(m)/// a3/// b3
4THT 301 a2/// a2/// (apākär)cc(e)kaumñäṣṣe(ñca) /// a3///
5THT 331 b3wac(e)kaumaksaṣṣuki mā śilmaṃ-ne ārwe(r) (ya) b4 maṣṣamtte mā wat
6THT 1392.i a1a1/// ṣṣ·kaum– /// a2///
7THT 1502 b6ka b6/// ·ārarekaumwat lla na nta

Bibliography

Adams 2013a

Adams, Douglas Q. 2013a. A dictionary of Tocharian B. Revised and greatly enlarged. 2nd ed. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi.