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teṅkeś

Cite this page as:"teṅkeś". 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_teṅkeś (accessed 02 Mar. 2024).
 
Meaning:“Place name / (sheep)fold, pen (Adams)”
Word class:noun
Language:TB
Lexeme variants:teṅkeś
 
Number:singular
Case:allative

Paradigm

sg pl du
nom teṅke
voc
acc teṅke
gen
loc
comit
inst
abl
perl
all teṅkeś
caus

Lexeme family

Commentary

Adams 2013a: 322 argues that it is an o-grade, o-stem derivative of täṅk- 'stop,' and thus could mean '(sheep)fold, pen.' Alternatively, it could be a proper name, as in Ching 2010.

Occurrences

teṅkeś

1Kizil WD-I-a3 b1yotkolau indrasene śirkeñe yapteṅkeśaisi weña cakanma 3
2Kizil WD-I-b3 a1yotkolau yātka blankklainateṅkeśruwe mautanamane malwer kamānte
3Kizil WD-II-3 b4meñätse ne kapyāres sāleśteṅk(e)śb5blankṣuk meñätse
4Kizil WD-II-3 b5meñätse ne moko (bu)dhaciweteṅk(e)śb6blanktrice śakk-wine
5Kizil Wood 4 a12 yotkolau yātka klainateṅkeśruwe mau ta na
6THT 434 a9/// a9śantālyai klainateṅkeśpäs maiytare amokces yikṣye
7THT 484 a4/// a4meñe śtarteteṅkeśśeśusa yik(ṣy)e /// a5
8THT 2682 a7/// a7/// (-k)eteṅkeśkamāte – /// b1

Bibliography

Adams 2013a

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

Ching 2010

Ching, Chao-jung. 2010. “Secular documents in Tocharian: Buddhist economy and society in the Kucha region.” PhD thesis, Paris: École Pratique des Hautes Études.