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A 137

Known as:A 137; THT 770
Cite this page as:Gerd Carling. "A 137". 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/?m-a137 (accessed 27 May 2024).


Editor:Gerd Carling


Main find spot:Shorchuk
Specific find spot:Stadthöhle
Expedition code:T III Š 97.05
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script


Text contents

Text genre:Literary


Manuscript:A 89-143
Material: ink on paper
Number of lines:6



a1/// ś(·)aṃ c· ·lu ne ṣiṃ ·l· [p]a o py·¯ ¯cä ///
a2/// [ñ]lu [ne] [yi] sa ṣru¯ ¯m ṣñi ke ///
a3/// pa ltsa¯ ¯k eṃ¯ ¯ts ya slyi [y]· ///
a4/// ptā ñka tkā tka lṣe¯ ¯s̝ ///
a5/// nte na sa lyā¯ ¯p wra s[o] ///
a6/// [kka] ·[k]·[ṃ] puki¯ ¯s yä s· i ///
b1/// ¯nt wra mi¯ ¯s sa ·s· ///
b2/// sa tkse ñcäṃ : sne ā kpe nu k· ///
b3/// ri twä ṣlye ku pre ne ce¯ ¯m ///
b4/// ṣi e mpe le lya lypu tmā ///
b5/// mā wṣe ññe mpe le ///
b6/// s̝a lyu tā¯ ¯r sa rk· s[u] ///


a1/// ś·aṃ c(mo)luneṣiṃ (k)l(o)p«†ä» opy(ā)c ///
a2/// ñluneyis«†ä» ṣrum ṣñi ke ///
a3/// pältsäk eṃts yaslyi ///
a4/// ptāñkät kātkal ṣeṣ ///
a5/// nte nasälyāp wraso ///
a6/// k ·k·ṃ pukis yäs· i ///
b1/// nt wramis ·s· ///
b2/// sätkseñc-äṃ : sne āk penu ///
b3/// ritwäṣlye kupre ne cem ///
b4/// ṣi empele lyalypu tmā ///
b5/// wṣeññ= empele ///
b6/// ṣ«†ä» lyutār sark· su ///



Transcription and references have been transferred from the "Text and Reference Database of the Tocharian A Language" (Gerd Carling Lund University) (funded by the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation and SCAS).
Transcription and translation are based on Carling et al. 2009.


Online access

IDP: THT 770; TITUS: THT 770


Sieg and Siegling 1921: 73; Sieg and Siegling 1921 p. 73


Carling et al. 2009

Carling, Gerd, Georges-Jean Pinault, and Werner Winter. 2009. A dictionary and thesaurus of Tocharian A. Volume 1: Letters a-j. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.


“The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online.” n.d. http://idp.bl.uk.

Sieg and Siegling 1921

Sieg, Emil, and Wilhelm Siegling. 1921. Tocharische Sprachreste, I. Band. Die Texte. A. Transcription. Berlin/Leipzig: de Gruyter.


Gippert, Jost, Katharina Kupfer, Christiane Schaefer, and Tatsushi Tamai. n.d. “Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien (TITUS): Tocharian Manuscripts from the Berlin Turfan Collection.” http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/thtframe.htm.