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PK NS 101

Known as:PK NS 101
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "PK NS 101". 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-pkns101 (accessed 24 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz

Provenience

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

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:late
Script:cursive

Text contents

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

Object

Material: on paper
Number of lines:4

Transliteration

a1(– – – – –) – ·n· – [s]ta – [lṣ]n· ṣi ta ///
a2twe re ā rte ṣe¯ ¯yñä wä nta rwa pi lykā wa ñ[w]ā ///
a3ka lpā wa¯ ¯s̝ ña ke ci tsa mo ka rtse we skau tā [l](·)· ///
a4ṅke k[w](·)i mā tā kaṃ o¯ ¯t [n]·ai y·· [s]·e ··e ··ā ///

Transcription

a1(– – – – –) – ·n·stälṣn· ṣi ///
a2twere ārte ṣey-ñ wäntarwa pilykāwa ñwā ///
a3kälpāwa ñake ci tsamo kartse weskau n1 tāl· ///
a4ṅke kw(r)i tākaṃ ot n·ai y·· s·e ··e ··ā ///

Translation

a2I had a door (and) a canal (?). I oversaw the matters. ///
a3I obtained... and now I wish you very good fortunen ... ///
a4Then if it is not, then .... ///

Other

a1[illegible] (Ogihara 2015b: 12f)
a2... there was ... gate ... a canal of mine (?). I controlled (?) the matters. (Ogihara 2015b: 12f)
a3... I obtained ..., and now I tell you very good news. ... (Ogihara 2015b: 12f)
a4... Then, if it/there will not be, then ... (Ogihara 2015b: 12f)

Commentary

Philological commentary

The transliteration has been taken from Ogihara 2015b: 12f.
The transcription has been taken from Ogihara 2015b: 12f.
I interpret kartse we- as 'wish good fortune', and not with Ogihara 2015b: 'tell good news'.
n1cf. Latin benedicere.

References

Edition

Ching 2010: 409

Translations

Ogihara 2015b: a1 (12f), a2 (12f), a3 (12f), a4 (12f)

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.

Ogihara 2015b

Ogihara, Hirotoshi. 2015b. “Kuchean secular documents in the pelliot koutchéen nouvelle série.” Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 16: 81–105.