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A 309

Known as:A 309; THT 942
Cite this page as:Gerd Carling. "A 309". 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-a309 (accessed 29 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Gerd Carling

Provenience

Main find spot:Shorchuk
Specific find spot:Stadthöhle
Expedition code:T III Š 95.04
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:late

Text contents

Title of the work:Maitreyasamiti-Nāṭaka
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Drama
Verse/Prose:prose; verse

Object

Manuscript:M-δ
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:6

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Transliteration

a1/// ntra • || mai traṃ || ku
a2/// lwaṃ : kuya¯ ¯l tṣaṃ ta
a3/// ·w· ñe¯ ¯ñcä ṣa kka tsce ṣya
a4/// rśo nwā tse ku hā ke
a5/// ne de śi tpā kkra śi
a6/// na peṃ ṣi wa rtsi
b1/// ·t· ne ptā ñka tmā
b2/// ··ra¯ ¯m ā kā lri to
b3/// [ra]¯ ¯s̝ wtā kśā waṃ ña re
b4/// hu śi ṣya kaṃ || me tra
b5/// rśo nwā tsapa ltsa kyo :
b6/// [y]· ma¯ ¯ṅk kaṃ tsā ṣa

Transcription

a1/// nträ • ॥ maitraṃku
a2/// lwaṃ : kuyal tṣaṃ ta
a3/// ·w(e)ñeñc ṣakk ats ceṣ ya
a4/// (tā)rśonwātse kuhāke
a5/// ne deśit pākkraśi
a6/// napeṃṣi wartsi
b1/// ·t·ne ptāñkat
b2/// ··räm ākāl rito
b3/// räṣ wtā-k śāwaṃ ñare
b4/// (ba)huśiṣyakaṃmetra
b5/// (tā)rśonwātsäṃ pältsäkyo :
b6/// maṅk käṃtsāṣa

Translation

b2the wish expressed is fulfilled for you

Commentary

Remarks

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.
Fragment of a manuscript which includes A 306, A 307, A 308, A 309 and A 310.

Philological commentary

The fragment is not classified, but it is part of the Maitreyasamiti-Nāṭaka, most likely of the Höllenkapitel (XX-XXV) (cf. Pinault 1999: 205).

References

Online access

IDP: THT 942; TITUS: THT 942

Miscellaneous

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1921: 165; Sieg and Siegling 1921 p. 165

Translations

Hackstein 1995: b6 (100)

Bibliography

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 1995

Hackstein, Olav. 1995. Untersuchungen zu den sigmatischen Präsensstammbildungen des Tocharischen. HS Erg.-Heft 38. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

IDP

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

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.

Sieg and Siegling 1921

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

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.