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THT 1519

Known as:THT 1519; Prelim. Num. 389
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "THT 1519". 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-tht1519 (accessed 21 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz

Provenience

Main find spot:Shorchuk
Expedition code:T III Š 19
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TA
Script:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary

Object

Material: ink on paper
Form:Scroll

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Transliteration

a1– – – – ñ· – – – – – ¯rk yā m·¯ [¯m] – ///
a2la śra yā sa¯ ¯cä ·l· ·s̝t la¯ ¯cä [w]e [śā] kaṃ [:] mā ma kaṃ – ///
a3śā [ka¯] ¯s : śä¯ ¯k [ta] ryā ppyaṃ ksa¯ ¯r co ppāṃ co¯ ¯r ś[ra] ///
a4wso kala¯ ¯cä we śā ṅkaṃ 2 kla¯ ¯s̝t la¯ ¯cä 6 pā ///
a5kala¯ ¯cä 7 [ś]ā ṅkāṃ¯ ¯s : ṣi ka śā ā ru la¯ ¯cä ///

Transcription

a1– – – – ñ· – – – – (yä)rk yām(a)m – ///
a2la śräyāsac (k)l(a)ṣt läc we śākäṃ : māmakäṃ – ///
a3śākäs : śäk täryāppyaṃ ksär coppāṃ cor śrä ///
a4wsokäṃ läc we śāṅkaṃ 2 klaṣt läc 6 pā(räs) ///
a5(wso)käṃ läc 7 śāṅkāṃs : ṣikaśā āru läc ///

Translation

a1... I shall honor...
a2klaṣt was sent to the elders: two piculs. Raw...
a3... piculs. On day thirteen in the morning, the coppāṃ corn ... elders...
a4wsok was spent: two pints 2. klaṣt was spent: 6 pārn
a5wsok was spent: 7 pints. āru... was spent...

Commentary

Philological commentary

Ogihara argues that that coppāṃ is the equivalent to Chinese 处半, Old Turk. čupan, Bactr. σωπανο, Khot. chaupaṃ. cor is most definitely an Old Turkic title.
For pār, cf. THT 4022.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 1519; TITUS: THT 1519

Edition

Tamai 2007a: №1519; Ogihara 2014: 116-120

Bibliography

IDP

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

Ogihara 2014

Ogihara, Hirotoshi. 2014. “Fragments of secular documents in Tocharian A.” Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 15: 103–29.

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 “A preliminary edition of unpublished texts from the Berlin Turfan Collection.”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.

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.” http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/thtframe.htm.