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Kizil WD-I-a4

Known as:Kizil WD-I-a4
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "Kizil WD-I-a4". 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-kizilwdia4 (accessed 12 Jul. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil
Specific find spot:谷西区
Collection:Xinjiang Kucha Academy (Kizil)

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:late

Object

Material: ink on wood tablet
Form:Woodslip

Transliteration

a1śta rce i kaṃ wi ne yke tseṃ ne [w]e – [y]· [ma] ske ma ne ysā re ·e ka pyā re¯ ¯s ṣa rwaiṃ la teṃ o ro ce ke me sa a waṃ nta ña 1 a ri wa nta ña o ro ce ke me sa 1 a saṃ nta ña o ro cce ke me sa 1 klaiṃ śro nta ña sa na 1 mo ko¯ ¯ñä yā tka¯ ¯r
b1ṣka śce i kaṃ śtwe rne yke tse ñe ca ke laṃ se ma ne ka pyā ri ṣā rwai śa [w]ā re o ro cce ke me sa a ri waṃ nta ñai 1

Transcription

a1śtarce ikäṃ-wine yketseṃne we(rwye) y(a)maskemane ysāre(ṣ)e(ṃ) kapyāres ṣarwaiṃ lateṃ oroce kemesa awaṃntaña 1 ariwantaña oroce kemesa 1 asaṃntaña orocce kemesa 1 klaiṃ śrontaña sana 1 mokoñ yātkar
b1ṣkaśce ikäṃ-śtwerne yketseñe cake laṃsemane kapyāri ṣārwai śawāre orocce kemesa ariwaṃntañai 1

Translation

a1Fourth month, on day twenty two, meat for the wheat-kapyāri tending to the local field has been expended: 1 of a female sheep with large teeth, 1 of an ariwe with large teeth, 1 of a she-goat with large teeth, one of a she-goat fawn. The elders ordered it.
b1Sixth month, on day twenty four, the kapyāri working on the local river ate meat, of an ariwe with large teeth, 1.

Other

a1四月二十二日,肉支出了。交给在当地种田的小麦净人:足齿母绵羊的 1 份、足齿 ariwe* 的 1 份、足齿母山羊的 1 份、母山羊羔的壹份。 (是)头领们命令了(的)。 (Zhao and Rong 2020: 344-345)
b1六月二十四日,正在修理当地河道的净人们吃了肉:足齿 ariwe* 的 1 份。 (Zhao and Rong 2020: 344-345)

References

Edition

Zhao and Rong 2020: 344-345; Ching 2017: 347

Translations

Zhao and Rong 2020: a1 (344-345), b1 (344-345)

Bibliography

Ching 2017

Ching, Chao-jung. 2017. 吐火罗语世俗文献与古代龟兹历史 – Tocharian secular texts and the history of Ancient Kucha. Beijing: Peking University Press.

Zhao and Rong 2020

Zhao, Li, and Xinjiang Rong, eds. 2020. Cave inscriptions in Ancient Kucha. Shanghai: Zhongxi Book Company.