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A 399

Known as:A 399; THT 1033; THT 1033a; THT 1033b
Cite this page as:Gerd Carling; Adrian Musitz (translation). "A 399". 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-a399 (accessed 29 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Gerd Carling; Adrian Musitz (translation)

Provenience

Main find spot:Sengim
Expedition code:T II S 19.5
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary

Object

Manuscript:A 399-404
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:7

Transliteration

a1/// ·ma pra bhe bo dhi sa tt· – ·k· tā ñcāṃ pa ///
a2/// ne lkā¯ ¯s̝ tā¯ ¯m kule kā ru ṇyo lā ta ṅkā¯ ¯s̝ pa śśäṃ • pa ltsa ṅkā si mā ski ///
a3/// me tra¯ ¯k traka¯ ¯s̝ tā pram[pa] lkā raṃ ne po kāṃ – śnä¯ ¯s̝ tso ptsāṃ ///
a4/// s̝s̝aṃ klyo mi ne pa śnä[¯] [¯s̝] – [św]ā¯ ¯s̝ || jva la pra bhe bo dhi sa ttu traka ///
a5/// || me tra¯ ¯k traka¯ ¯s̝ ta nne mo kka¯ ¯ts te mi ma śki ·e tā mkule yaṃ ka ryā lo tklu ne ///
a6/// wso ko ne ṣiṃ wä rka lyo śkā śi nā ssi cä mpa¯ ¯s̝ tā pa rnu mā – lyi ku[ya] ///
a7/// pu¯ ¯k lyka[¯] [¯lyä] ā ne ñci • pa lkā rte [m]i ///
b1/// [¯m] ska¯ ¯m eṃ ts· – • wā kma¯ ¯ts ka ryā l· ·ku ///
b2/// nā ssi : 1 || ma ṇi jvā le bo dhi sa ttu traka¯ ¯s̝ klyo¯ ¯m me tra – mā o[¯] [¯k] ///
b3/// śkā¯ ¯k [ś]k·¯ ¯k śwā¯ ¯l wrā ta ṅkā¯ ¯s̝ || me tra ktraka¯ ¯s̝ ṣo kyo prā ka¯ ¯r sā mma śki¯ ¯t ///
b4/// nä¯ ¯k pu tti śpa rṣi ā [k]· – – lska kupā¯ ¯r a ne yi s̝aṃ || tma ṣsā¯ ¯m pa t[m]· ///
b5/// pā ka rla ma raṃ • lā laṃ ṣkā[ṃ] sne na tyāṃ wa kyo tā – kule ya¯ ¯cä tra ///
b6/// ñi || tma¯ ¯s̝ pa dmā va ti ma śki¯ ¯t : śla ā ñcā lyi traka¯ ¯s̝ || pra śā nta ///
b7/// mṣu rma¯ ¯s̝ : kā rme ma rka – [¯l] ka rsā lune ///

Transcription

a1/// ·maprabhe bodhisatt(u) (mäś)k(i)tāñcāṃ ///
a2/// ne lkāṣ tām kule kāruṇyo lātäṅkāṣ päśśäṃpältsäṅkāsi māski ///
a3/// metrak träṅkäṣ tāprä tām pälkāräṃ nepokāṃ (pä)śnäṣ tsoptsāṃ ///
a4/// ṣṣäṃ klyomine päśnäṣśwāṣjvalaprabhe bodhisattu träṅkä(ṣ) ///
a5/// ॥ metrak träṅkäṣ tanne mokk ats temi mäśki·e tām kuleyaṃ käryā lotklune n1 ///
a6/// wsokoneṣiṃ wärkṣälyo śkā śināssi cämpäṣ tāpär nu lyi kuya ///
a7/// puk lykäly āneñcipälkār temi ///
b1/// m skam eṃts· – • wākmats käryā l··ku ///
b2/// nāssi : 1 ॥ maṇijvāle bodhisattu träṅkäṣ klyom metra(k) ok ///
b3/// śkā-k śk(ā-)k śwāl wrātäṅkāṣmetrak träṅkäṣ ṣokyo prākär sām mäśkit ///
b4/// näk puttiśparṣi āk· – – lska kupār ane yiṣ-äṃtmäṣ sām patm· ///
b5/// pākär lamar-äṃlālaṃṣkāṃ sne natyāṃ wakyo tā(m) kuleyac trä ///
b6/// ñitmäṣ padmāvati mäśkit : śla āñcālyi träṅkäṣpraśānta(hāraṃ) ///
b7/// m ṣurmaṣ : kārme märka(mpa)l kärsālune ///

Translation

a1... the Bodhisattva ?-maprabhe (having seen?) the princess...
a2... sees the woman... cuts off the breasts out of compassion (?). ... difficult to imagine...
a3... Maitreya says: Now look at her, beautiful, large from the breasts (?)...
a4... eats from the breasts of the noble one [fem.]... The Bodhisattva Jvalaprabha says:
a5... Maitreya says: Thus the elder... of the princess, compassion for the woman...
a6... with the power of joy he can enter. Now... not...
a7... all fine... carefully. Look, her...
b1... always seize...(?) Distinguished... compassion...
b2The Bodhisattva Maṇijvala ssays: Noble Maitreya, ... not...
b3... prepares the meat. Maitreya says: The princess, very firm...
b4... the... of Buddhahood deeply goes inside him/her. Then, she, Padmāvatī,...
b5... his/her... sit down (?) manifestly. With a tender, powerless voice, (they?) say to the woman:
b6Then the princess Padmāvatī says with hands in añjali position:
b7... for (that) reasen, knowledge of the true law...

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).

Philological commentary

n1For käryā lotklune as "compassion", see Carling and Pinault 2023 s.v. kri.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 1033a, THT 1033b; TITUS: THT 1033

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1921: 222-223; Sieg and Siegling 1921 p. 222, p. 223

Translations

Carling 2000: a9 (247); Hackstein 1995: a6 (79); Knoll 1996: a2 (48), b4 (63, 142, 149), b5 (109); Krause 1952: a6 (121); Peyrot 2013: a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 a7 b1 b2 b3 b4 b5 b6 b7 (175-177); Thomas 1997: a7 (113)

Bibliography

Carling 2000

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

Carling and Pinault 2023

Carling, Gerd, and Georges-Jean Pinault. 2023. Dictionary and thesaurus of Tocharian A. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

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.

Knoll 1996

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

Krause 1952

Krause, Wolfgang. 1952. Westtocharische Grammatik, Band I. Das Verbum. Heidelberg: Winter.

Peyrot 2013

Peyrot, Michaël. 2013. “Die tocharische Daśakarmapathāvadānamālā.” In Die Erforschung des Tocharischen und die alttürkische Maitrisimit, edited by Yukiyo Kasai, Abdurishid Yakup, and Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst, 17:161–82. Silk Road Studies. Turnhout: Brepols.

Sieg and Siegling 1921

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

Thomas 1997

Thomas, Werner. 1997. Interpretationsprobleme im Tocharischen. Unflektiertes A puk, B po “ganz, all, jeder”. Vol. 3. SbWGF, XXXV. Stuttgart: Steiner.

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.