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kausalne

Cite this page as:"kausalne". 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_kausalne (accessed 03 Mar. 2024).
 
Meaning:“Kosala; ancient Indian kingdom”
Semantic field:toponym; city; country
Word class:noun
Language:TB
Equivalent in TA:kausal
Equivalent in other languages:Skt. kosala-
Lexeme variants:kausalne
 
Number:singular
Case:locative

Paradigm

sg pl du
nom kausal
voc
acc kausal
gen
loc kausalne
comit
inst
abl
perl
all
caus

Lexeme family

Commentary

Ancient Kosala corresponds with the are of the region of Awadh in present-day Uttar Pradesh. Kosala was a small state during the lat Vedic period that had connections with the kingdom Videha. According to the Buddhist text Anguttara Nikaya and the Jaina text Bhagavati Sutra, Kosala was one of the Solasa (sixteen) Mahajanapadas (powerful realms) in 6th to 5th centuries BCE. Later Kosala was weakened by a series of wars with the neighbouring kingdom of Magadha which absorbed it in the 4th century BCE.

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The major cities of Kosala were Ayodhyā (also Kosalā or Saketa), which according to the Puranas and the Ramayana epic was the capital of Kosala during the Mahajanapada period (6th–5th centuries BCE), and Śrāvastī said to be the capita at the time of Gautama Buddha.

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Adams 2013a: 228

Occurrences

kausalne

1PK NS 70 a3śäkṣ(apāt) /// a3ruddhekausalnegaṇikaṃtse /// a4kṣ(a)sāu
2THT 22 a6(ṣuk-kauñ=) (yaṣṣāte) ; (su)k(au)salne; lantuññe :

Bibliography

Adams 2013a

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