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siñcai

Cite this page as:"siñcai". 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_siñcai (accessed 25 Feb. 2024).
 
Meaning:uncertain
Word class:unknown
Language:TB
Lexeme variants:siñcai
 

Paradigm

Lexeme family

  • siñcai

Commentary

The hapax is unclear; Pinault 2004a: 259f. derives it from Prākrit *siñcati from Skt. siñcatikā- "the thorny jujube, zizyphus jujuba". Alternatively, the form may be an adjective of the type ñkañce 'silver(n), silver-colored' (itself an *iyo-derivative of ñkante ‘silver'); in this case, the attested form siñcai would be an obl.sg. feminine determining B_ṣorpor , which denotes a kind of textile or garment.

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Dragoni 2022: 213-215

Occurrences

siñcai

1THT 88 a1siñcaiṣorpor ite – – – a2

Bibliography

Pinault 2004a

Pinault, Georges-Jean. 2004a. “Zum Tocharischen in der Turfanforschung.” In Turfan Revisited — The First Century of Research into the Arts and Cultures of the Silk Road, edited by Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst and et al., 17:256–63. Monographien zur indischen Archäologie, Kunst und Philologie. Berlin: Reimer.