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IOL Toch 268

Known as:IOL Toch 268; H 150.109; D.109
Cite this page as:Michaël Peyrot. "IOL Toch 268". 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-ioltoch268 (accessed 16 Jul. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Michaël Peyrot

Provenience

Main find spot:Unknown
Collection:British Library (London)

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:classical
Script:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Jātaka/Avadāna

Object

Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:5

Images

Images from idp.bl.uk by courtesy of the International Dunhuang Project and the British Library.

Transliteration

a1/// – – – [r]ma twe – ///
a2/// – yme sa tsre [lle] ///
a3/// ta sa nmā [t]e ma ///
a4/// – pre wtka ///
a5/// – – [ṣaṃ] – ///
b1/// – [śa] – ///
b2/// – – mc· ṣke • ///
b3/// || mc[u] ṣke pkā te – ///
b4/// – w·o ñä ne wñā – ///
b5/// ·e – ///

Transcription

a1/// – – – rma twe – ///
a2/// – ymesa tsrelle ///
a3/// ta sa nmā te ma ///
a4/// – prewtkä ///
a5/// – – ṣaṃ – ///
b1/// – śä – ///
b2/// – – mc(u)ṣke • ///
b3n1 /// ॥ mcuṣke pkāte – ///
b4/// – w·o ñä ne wñā – ///
b5/// ·e – ///

Translation

a1... you ...
a2... to be separated by ...
a3...
a4... prison ...
a5...
b1...
b2... prince ...
b3... || The prince intended ...
b4... said ...
b5...

Commentary

Remarks

According to Broomhead 1962: 337 "[w]ritten in medium ductus and badly abraded, it is the middle of a manuscript originally having at least five lines."

Philological commentary

n1The double daṇḍa || is ornamental, i.e. this is probably the end of a chapter.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008A2
Tamai 2011C14

References

Online access

IDP: IOL Toch 268

Edition

Peyrot 2007: №268; Broomhead 1962: 337

Bibliography

Broomhead 1962

Broomhead, J.W. 1962. “A textual edition of the British Hoernle, Stein and Weber Kuchean manuscripts. With transliteration, translation, grammatical commentary and vocabulary. I = Edition.” PhD, Cambridge: Trinity College.

IDP

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

Peyrot 2007

Peyrot, Michaël. 2007. “An edition of the Tocharian fragments IOL Toch 1 – IOL Toch 822 in the India Office Library.” International Dunhuang Project. 2007. http://idp.bl.uk/database/oo_cat.a4d?shortref=Peyrot_2007.

Peyrot 2008

Peyrot, Michaël. 2008. Variation and change in Tocharian B. Vol. 15. Leiden Studies in Indo-European. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi.

Tamai 2011

Tamai, Tatsushi. 2011. Paläographische Untersuchungen zum B-Tocharischen. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 138. Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen.