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THT 137

Known as:THT 137; B 137; Bleistiftnummer 2704
Cite this page as:"THT 137". 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-tht137 (accessed 16 Apr. 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Qizil Miŋ-Öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR 43
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection (BBAW)

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:archaic
Script:archaic

Text contents

Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Kāvya
Verse/Prose:verse
Meter:M14

Object

Manuscript:THT 133-147
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:8

Images

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/// – – ///
a2/// ma nta nta ṣno – ///
a3/// ·sa ·s̝aa ñpa lsko su ///
a4/// ke trā yo lo rī ta t[s]ī ///
a5/// [p]l[ā] skaṃ ṣe kṣe ka ka ///
a6/// lle ka rtse pa lsko pa lskn· ///
a7/// s[ne]ṃ toṃ ṣñā ñma ntse śla llye ///
a8/// ·e ///
b2/// sk· kaṃ ma ne a ttsa nā ///
b3/// t[e] ka nma ka nte nmā sa ///
b4/// pa lsko ywte ntse la ///
b5/// ntsä tre ṅka lwa cci ñyā [ts]· ///
b6/// ta s̝ta rce¯ ¯u mpa ///
b7/// tsi re wñe mā [śi] ///
b8/// – ·eṃ – ///

Transcription

Xx /// – – ///
Xx a2/// mantanta no ///
Xx a3/// ·sä ·ṣä ṣäñ pälsko su ///
Xx a4/// ; ket yolo ; rītatsī ; ///
Xx a5/// plāskaṃ ; ṣek-ṣekä ; kä ///
Xx a6/// lle ; kärtse pälsko ; pälskn· ///
Xx a7/// sneṃ ; toṃ ṣñ āñmäntse ; śl= allye ///
Xx a8/// ·e ///
Xx b2/// sk· käṃmane ; attsanā ///
Xx b3/// tekänma ; käntenmāsa ; ///
Xx b4/// pälskoy wtentse ; lä ///
Xx b5/// ntsä ; treṅkalwacci ; ñyāts· ///
Xx b6/// ; taṣtär ceumpa ; ///
Xx b7/// tsirewñe mā śi ///
Xx b8/// – ·eṃ – ///

Commentary

Remarks

In one frame with THT 138. Line b1 is completely missing.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008 A1
Malzahn 2007a A4
Tamai 2011 A2
Tamai 2011 C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 137; TITUS: THT 137

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 70-71

Translations

Carling 2000: b3 (16); Thomas 1979d: a7 (156)

Bibliography

Carling 2000

Carling, Gerd. 2000. Die Funktion der lokalen Kasus im Tocharischen. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter.

IDP

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

Malzahn 2007a

Malzahn, Melanie. 2007a. “The most archaic manuscripts of Tocharian B and the varieties of the Tocharian B language.” In Instrumenta Tocharica, edited by Melanie Malzahn, 255–97. Heidelberg: Winter.

Peyrot 2008

Peyrot, Michaël. 2008. Variation and change in Tocharian B. Vol. 15. Leiden Studies in Indo-European. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi.

Sieg and Siegling 1953

Sieg, Emil, and Wilhelm Siegling. 1953. Tocharische Sprachreste. Sprache B, Heft 2. Fragmente Nr. 71-633. Edited by Werner Thomas. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

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 2011

Tamai, Tatsushi. 2011. Paläographische Untersuchungen zum B-Tocharischen. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 138. Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen.

Thomas 1979d

Thomas, Werner. 1979d. “Zur Verwendung von A śla, B śale, śle im Tocharischen.” Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Sprachforschung 93: 150–73.