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PK LC 3

Known as:PK LC 3
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "PK LC 3". 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-pklc3 (accessed 28 Nov. 2023).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz

Provenience

Collection:Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds Pelliot Koutchéen (Paris)

Language and Script

Language:TB

Text contents

Text genre:Non-literary
Text subgenre:Letter
Verse/Prose:prose

Object

Material: on paper
Number of lines:4

Transliteration

a1ṣu kta ñce śa· w· k· – k· ·k· ///
a2[ṣu] [kt]a ñc· ·e [i] kaṃ wi ne ka me ki śkaṃ ne ya¯ ¯p te mtsa te ca k· [n]m· – –
a3(– – – – – –) [ka] lwā¯ ¯m ca ka nma 10 8
b1ñ· [n]· sa ma [10] [5] •

Transcription

a1 ṣuktañce śa(k) w(i) k· – k· ·k·n1 ///
a2 ṣuktañc(en)e ikäṃ wine kamekiśkaṃnen2 yap temtsate cak(a)nm(a) – –
a3 – – – – – – kälwāmn3 cakanma 10-8
b1 n4 ñ· n· sama 10-5 •

Translation

a1 (In the) seventh (month), on day twenty two, (in Kamekiśka)...
a2 In the seventh (month), on day twenty two, in Kamekiśka, barley was grown: ... piculs.
a3 ... we obtained ...: 18 piculs.

Commentary

Philological commentary

n1 This may be restored as K(ame)k(iś)k(aṃne) (Ching 2010: 336.
n2 Another example of a place name with the diminutive suffix in the plural, cf. HWB 74(4) a8 olyīśkaṃtsa. Could this place name have something to do with ykāmekeś in PK DA M 507.37 and 36 a65-66?
n3 The '¯M' is so smushed that it barely looks like anything.
n4 '(Effectively a scrawl)' (Ching 2010: 336. The akṣaras here are very big and shoddily written.

References

Edition

Ching 2010: 335-336; Pinault 1994d: 95-97

Bibliography

Ching 2010

Ching, Chao-jung. 2010. “Secular documents in Tocharian: Buddhist economy and society in the Kucha region.” PhD thesis, Paris: École Pratique des Hautes Études.

Pinault 1994d

Pinault, Georges-Jean. 1994d. “Textes économiques koutchéens.”