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A 408.i

Known as:A 408.i; THT 1042i; Bleistiftnummer 3112
Cite this page as:Michaël Peyrot. "A 408.i". 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-a408i (accessed 24 Apr. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Michaël Peyrot

Provenience

Main find spot:Sengim
Expedition code:T II S 19.20, T II S 19.19f
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:classical

Text contents

Title of the work:Bhikṣuṇī-Prātimokṣasūtra?
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Vinaya
Verse/Prose:prose

Object

Manuscript:A 415-416
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Size (h × w):3.3 × 2.3 cm

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Transliteration

a1/// – lā śaṃ ā ///
a2/// [k]· ṅkyo ma [rk]· ///
a3/// – ṅkā¯ – ///
b1/// ·k· la || – ///
b2/// kyo • ko tlu ///
b3/// [a] śi ma c[cā] ///

Transcription

a1 n1 /// – lāśaṃ ā ///
a2 /// k·ṅkyo märk(ampal) ///
a3 n2 /// – ṅkā – ///
b1 /// ·k·l«†ä» ॥ – ///
b2 /// kyo • kotlu(ne) ///
b3 /// aśi mäccā(k) ///

Translation

a1 ...
a2 ... with ... the law ...
a3 ...
b1 ...
b2 ... with ...; chopping ...
b3 ... the nun herself ...

Commentary

Remarks

In one frame with A 408 and A 408.a-A 408.h. Ogihara 2009: 282 considers appurtenance to the Bhikṣuṇī-Prātimokṣasūtra possible because of the occurrence of aśi 'nun' in b3. Therefore, it is provisionally assumed that it belongs to manuscript A 415-416, not to A 406-408.

Philological commentary

n1 /// – lāśaṃ: the reading seems clear, but an interpretation is difficult. Not likely seems a double misspelling for lāśä, in turn for lāśä\.
n2 /// – ṅkā – ///: the upper part of the first akṣara seems to be ka or la; a possible restoration is (pä)[l](ts)äṅkā(ṣ) 'thinks'. Not likely is the reading [ta]ṅ[kā] of Ogihara 2009: 282.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 1042i

other

Ogihara 2009: 77, 282

Bibliography

IDP

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

Ogihara 2009

Ogihara, Hirotoshi. 2009. “Researches about Vinaya-texts in Tocharian A and B [Recherches sur le Vinaya en tokharien A et B].” PhD thesis, Paris: École Pratique des Hautes Études.