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THT 1143

Known as:THT 1143; Prelim. No. 188; Pencil No. 2137
Cite this page as:Georges-Jean Pinault; Michaël Peyrot. "THT 1143". 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-tht1143 (accessed 12 Apr. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Georges-Jean Pinault; Michaël Peyrot

Provenience

Main find spot:Šorčuq
Expedition code:T III Š 101.18
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection (BBAW)

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:classical

Text contents

Title of the work:Nanda-nāṭaka?
Text genre:Literary

Object

Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Size (h × w):10.8 × 8.8 cm
Number of lines:5
Interline spacing:2.0 cm

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Images from idp.bl.uk by courtesy of the International Dunhuang Project, the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Orientabteilung.

Transliteration

a1/// – mp[e] ku cne [m]ā – (– –) – ///
a2/// [pa] s̝a[ṃ] t[m]a k[n]a n[d]e – [ñka]¯ ¯t – ///
a3/// [i] me ka lp[o] yo ka ñ[i] ///
a4/// ·[pr]· ca¯ ¯r pā kṣi ññā [ñ]· ///
a5/// – ku[y]a l·ā ///
b1/// || [t]ma [ṣ]n· ///
b2/// [n]ta a ṣu¯ ¯k spa nto¯ ¯[nt] ///
b3/// n[e] o te ta preṃ ci ñcro ///
b4/// [ā] ṣāṃ la [p]naṃ [•] [o] – ta preṃ [ñä] ///
b5/// – ñä k[cy]ā s[p]o (– –) ·ā ///

Transcription

a1 n1 /// – mpe kucne – – – – ///
a2 /// paṣ-äṃ tmäk nande (ptā)ñkät – ///
a3 /// ime kälpo yokañi ///
a4 /// · pr(a)car pākṣiññā-ñ(i) ///
a5 /// – kuyal ·ā ///
b1 /// ॥ tmäṣ n· ///
b2 /// nt«†ä» aṣuk späntont ///
b3 n2 /// ne ote täpreṃ ciñcro(ne) ///
b4 /// āṣāṃ lap näṃ • o(te) täpreṃ ñä ///
b5 /// – ñäkcyās po – – ·ā ///

Translation

a1 ... which not ...
a2 «... give him ...!» Then Nanda ... the Buddha ...
a3 ... has got the memory ... thirsty ...
a4 «... brother, tell me ...»
a5 ... why ...
b1 ... Thereupon ...
b2 ... wide ... trusting ...
b3 ... (O how wonderful is ...!) O how wonderful is this pleasantness! ...
b4 ... he has a worthy head. O how wonderful ... divine (?) ...!
b5 ... divine ...

Commentary

Philological commentary

n1 mpe: possible restorations include (wa)mpe 'jewel', (ā)mpe 'both', (ta)mpe 'power'.
n2 ne: possibly an abstract, parallel to ciñcro(ne). This suggests that another ote täpreṃ preceded.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 1143; TITUS: THT 1143

Edition

Tamai 2007a: №1143

Bibliography

IDP

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

TITUS

Gippert, Jost, Katharina Kupfer, Christiane Schaefer, and Tatsushi Tamai. n.d. “Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien (TITUS): Tocharian Manuscripts from the Berlin Turfan Collection.”

Tamai 2007a

Tamai, Tatsushi. 2007a. “A preliminary edition of unpublished texts from the Berlin Turfan Collection.” Thesaurus indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien (TITUS): Tocharian manuscripts from the Berlin Turfan collection. http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/tht.htm.