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Dd 4

engraving
Known as:Dd 4; Documents divers 4; find nr. 1243; inv. nr. [none]
Cite this page as:Melanie Malzahn. "Dd 4". 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-dd4 (accessed 24 Jul. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Melanie Malzahn
Date of online publication:2015-08-28

Provenience

Main find spot:Kucha
Collection:Musée Guimet (Paris)

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:classical
Add. linguistic characteristics:hypercorrect
Script:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Non-literary
Text subgenre:Graffito (object)
Verse/Prose:prose
Form:Graffito
Size (h × w):29.5 × 17.0 cm
Number of lines:1

Transliteration

a1/// pi ku lne wa ce meṃ ñe i kaṃ pi ///

Transcription

a1/// pikulne wace meṃñe ikäṃ pi(śne) ///

Translation

a1In the year ..., in the second month, (on the) twenty-fi(fth day) ... ///

Commentary

Linguistic commentary

Maybe meṃñe for the correct locative meñne is a hypercorrect spelling based on colloquial menne with depalatalization.

Philological commentary

Date formula.

Remarks

Provenance probable of the region of Kuča.

References

Edition

Pinault 1987: 182

Bibliography

Pinault 1987

Pinault, Georges-Jean. 1987. “Épigraphie koutchéenne. I. Laissez-passer de caravanes. II. Graffites et inscriptions.” Sites divers de la région de Koutcha, Mission Paul Pelliot, Documents archéologiques, 8: 59–196 + XL.