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A 298

Known as:A 298; THT 931
Cite this page as:Gerd Carling. "A 298". 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-a298 (accessed 15 Jun. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Gerd Carling

Provenience

Main find spot:Shorchuk
Specific find spot:Stadthöhle
Expedition code:T III Š 92.42
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:classical

Text contents

Title of the work:Maitreyasamiti-Nāṭaka
Passage:Act 21 and 22
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Drama
Verse/Prose:prose; verse

Object

Manuscript:M-γ
Preceding fragment:A 300
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:8

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Transliteration

(continues from A 300)

lf2 100 10 8
a1rma¯ ¯s̝ a ntu ṣwa lu ra ·ñ· ///
a2pā¯ ¯k pā¯ ¯k ypā ra mta mṣu rma ṣ·· ///
a3pka ñcā ta mṣu rma ṣi : 1 nā kma[¯] [¯nt] ṣā mnā¯ ¯s a ///
a4tka nā : sa wra¯ ¯m sa lpmāṃ ye pe yntu kā re ///
a5śo lla ntṣā¯ ¯m : 2 || ku ppre o ntaṃ a ntu s̝wä lma ///
a6ñlu ne yi sli po¯ ¯nt o ko śkā wä rpnā mträ || de ///
a7ko yä s̝ka ntu pre pa nwo ra¯ ¯s̝ ṣñi t·· rsa lpmāṃ ye pe syo lā ta ṅ·ā ///
a8klo pña re ṣi 1 || [t]·· – ·[ñ]· re – – – pe msa nä¯ ¯k ṣñi ma ṅka¯ ¯nt ///
b1yi¯ ¯s wlye pa tsu ne – – – ka – – wso ko ne yā pra tti ka ña re ///
b2yā ā ṣā ni kāṃ me tra kna cwa s̝ta ṣla ntu ra¯ ¯s̝ puka¯ ¯s̝ pkā¯ ¯k kle śā [s]· ///
b3tra¯ ¯m ta nne wka nyo ā s̝ta ryā¯ ¯p ā yi scä m[pl]· ///
b4nā ṭkaṃ gṛ ha sta pra ji ta ni ra ya ni d· ///
b5ki sla ma syo wä nto ñcä¯ ¯s a rka ñcä sta rkru ///
b6nāṃ wa kyo tkaṃ ā kā śtsra smāṃ o ki e pre raṃ ///
b7¯ñä suku ntu o kā¯ ¯k e ñca re o ///
b8pa ñcmaṃ || s̝ka śśäṃ ko n[y]o ///

Transcription

(continues from A 300)

lf2 100 10 8
a1rmaṣ antuṣ walurä ·ñ· ///
a2pāk pāk ypāräm täm ṣurmaṣ ·· ///
a3pkäñcā täm ṣurmaṣi : 1 nākmant ṣāmnās a ///
a4tkanā : sawr-äm sälpmāṃ yepeyntu kāre ///
a5śol läntṣā-m : 2 ॥ kuppre ontaṃ antuṣ wälmä(s) ///
a6ñluneyis lipont oko śkā wärpnāmträde(vadattenaṃ) ///
a7koyäṣ käntu pre pänworäṣ ṣñi t··r sälpmāṃ yepesyo lātäṅ(k)ā ///
a8klop ñareṣi 1 ॥ t···ñ· re – – – pem sanäk ṣñi maṅkant ///
b1yis wlyepatsune – – – – – wsokoneyā prattika-ñare(yntwaṃ) ///
b2 āṣānikāṃ metraknac waṣtäṣ lanturäṣ pukäṣ pkā-k kleśās· ///
b3träm tanne wkänyo āṣtäryāp āyis cämpl· ///
b4nāṭkaṃ gṛhastaprajitanirayanid· /// (o)-
b5-ki slamasyo wäntoñcäs arkañcäs tärkru(nt) ///
b6nāṃ wakyo tkaṃ ākāś tsräsmāṃ oki epreraṃ ///
b7ñ sukuntu okāk eñcare o ///
b8pañcmaṃṣkäśśäṃ konyo ///

Translation

(continues from A 300)

a7having torn the tongue out from the mouth ...
b5black clouds, surrounded by ... -like flames ///
b6... tearing apart (lit. separating) earth [and] ether with [his] voice ...

Commentary

Remarks

Transcription and translation are based on Carling et al. 2009.
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).
In his personal copy of Sieg and Siegling 1921: 159, Siegling identifies this fragment as immediately following A 300.

Parallel texts

MaitrSiŋgim, Taf. 175, 68

Philological commentary

This fragment contains the end of the twenty-first and the beginning of the twenty-second act of the Maitreyasamitināṭaka. The colophon of act 21 is in line b4; lines b5-8 cover the beginning of act 22. Uy. parallels are MaitrSiŋgim, Taf. 175v (Tekin 1980: 181) for act 21, and MaitrSiŋgim, Taf. 68r (Tekin 1980: 182) for act 22. See also Pinault 1999: 203-204.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 931; TITUS: THT 931

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1921: 157-158; Sieg and Siegling 1921 p. 157, p. 158

Translations

Carling 2000: b8 (404); Hackstein 1997: a7 (43); Knoll 1996: b5 (109); Schmidt 1974: a7 (324 n.2); Thomas 1957: a2 (63), a5 (237); Thomas 1968: b6 (213); Thomas 1969: b6 (255)

Bibliography

Carling 2000

Carling, Gerd. 2000. Die Funktion der lokalen Kasus im Tocharischen. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter.

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.

Hackstein 1997

Hackstein, Olav. 1997. “Präverb, Post- und Präposition im Tocharischen: Ein Beitrag zur Rekonstruktion urindogermanischer Syntax.” Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 7: 35–60.

IDP

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

Knoll 1996

Knoll, Gabriele. 1996. “Die Verwendungsweisen der Adjektive im Tocharischen.” PhD, Universität Frankfurt am Main.

Pinault 1999

Pinault, Georges-Jean. 1999. “Restitution du Maitreyasamiti-Nāṭaka en tokharien A: Bilan provisoire et recherches complémentaires sur l’acte XXVI.” Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 8: 189–240.

Schmidt 1974

Schmidt, Klaus T. 1974. “Die Gebrauchsweisen des Mediums im Tocharischen.” PhD, Universität Göttingen.

Sieg and Siegling 1921

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

Sieg and Siegling 1921

Sieg, Emil, and Wilhelm Siegling. 1921. Tocharische Sprachreste, I. Band. Die Texte. A. Transcription. Personal annotated copy of Wilhelm Siegling. Scanned by Douglas Q. Adams with the technical assistance of Michael Tarabulski and Kevin Dobbins. Berlin/Leipzig: de Gruyter.

Tekin 1980

Tekin, Şinasi. 1980. Maitrisimit nom bitig. Die uigurische Übersetzung eines Werkes der buddhistischen Vaibhāṣika-Schule. 1. Teil: Transliteration, Übersetzung, Anmerkungen. 2. Teil: Analytischer und rückläufiger Index. Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur des Alten Orients, Berliner Turfantexte, IX. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag.

Thomas 1957

Thomas, Werner. 1957. Der Gebrauch der Vergangenheitstempora im Tocharischen. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Thomas 1968

Thomas, Werner. 1968. “Zur Verwendung von toch. A oki/B ramt und A mäṃtne/B mäkte in Vergleichen.” Orbis 17: 198–231.

Thomas 1969

Thomas, Werner. 1969. “Bemerkungen zum Gebrauch von toch. A ptāñkät [B pañäkte, pudñäkte], A koṃ [B kauṃ]: A koṃñkät [B kauṃñäkte] usw.” Orbis 18: 235–68.

TITUS

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.