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PK LC 8

Known as:PK LC 8
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "PK LC 8". 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-pklc8 (accessed 26 May 2024).

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:2

Transliteration

a1[ś]·[¯] [¯r] ·ṣu· ·t[s]· ///
a2[kweṃ] [t]o ·o ·e [w]e r·e [n]·e po k[k]e ṣṣeṃ cā neṃ o kyi ltse so lme ma ṣṣa • sa ma nta ti r[ṣ]e y[o] ///

Transcription

a1ś(we)r (k)ṣu(ṃn)ts(a) ///
a2kweṃto(k)o(nts)e wer(wy)en(ts)e po{k/t}keṣṣeṃ cāneṃ ok yiltse solme maṣṣasamantatirṣe yo ///

Translation

a1In regnal year four...
a2(Someone) paid (lit. made) the coins as rent for the garden of Kweṃtoko fullyn , eight thousand. ... of Samantatir ...

Commentary

Philological commentary

solme yām- seems to be a set phrase meaning 'make ready', or in this case 'to pay off fully', cf. PK DA M 507.19 a6, PK DA M 507.37 and 36 a19.

References

Edition

Ching 2010: 230; Pinault 0000: 100

Bibliography

Ching 2010

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

Pinault 0000

Pinault, Georges-Jean. 0000. “Textes économiques koutchéens.”