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A 87

Known as:A 87; THT 720
Cite this page as:Gerd Carling; Adrian Musitz. "A 87". 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-a87 (accessed 25 Apr. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Gerd Carling; Adrian Musitz

Provenience

Main find spot:Shorchuk
Specific find spot:Stadthöhle
Expedition code:T III Š 99.1
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:late

Text contents

Title of the work:Avadāna
Text genre:Literary

Object

Manuscript:A 55-88
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:6

Images

Images from idp.bbaw.de by courtesy of the International Dunhuang Project Berlin, the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Orientabteilung.

Transliteration

a1/// sa lu ṣā
a2/// la me yaṃ : tā rśo
a3/// ne yo e ma mpra kte
a4/// kā klo ta msa mtā lo
a5/// tsi || ta mka klyu ṣu
a6/// [n]e yā ka lyme ka lyme
b1/// n[ä¯] [¯k] [t]m[ā] lmo¯ ¯nt
b2/// cma¯ ¯ṅk [y]ā mte kuya
b3/// [śā] ṣi na sbhū t·
b4/// bhu tā ṣiṃ gra kyo
b5/// gra[¯] [¯k] sāṃ ta kya
b6/// śā śśi ma¯

Transcription

a1 /// salu ṣā
a2 /// lameyaṃ : tārśo
a3 /// neyo emäm prakte
a4 /// kāklo täm säm tālo
a5 /// tsi ॥ täm kaklyuṣu
a6 /// neyā kälyme kälyme
b1 /// näk tmā lmont
b2 /// c maṅk yāmte kuya
b3 /// (kle)śāṣinäs bhūt·
b4 /// bhutāṣiṃ grakyo
b5 /// grak sāṃtäk ya
b6 /// śāśśi ma…

Translation

a1+ ... whole...
a2+ ... deception... in the place...
a3+ ... emäm punishment...
a4+ ... having fallen, the poor... it...
a5+ Having heard that, ...
a6+ ... in every direction...
b1+ ... sitting on it (?)...
b2+ ... you have sinned... why...
b3+ ... the Kleśa-demons...
b4+ ... the demonic Graha-spirit...
b5+ The Graha... remedy...
b6 ... of the (Kleśas?)...

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

Text very fragmentary.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 720; TITUS: THT 720

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1921: 50; Sieg and Siegling 1921 p. 50

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.

IDP

“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.

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.”