CEToM | THT 223.a

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THT 223.a

Known as:THT 223.a; THT 223.1; B 223.1; Bleistiftnummer 2687
Cite this page as:Michaël Peyrot. "THT 223.a". 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-tht223a&outputformat=print (accessed 03 Mar. 2024).


Editor:Michaël Peyrot


Main find spot:Qizil Miŋ-Öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR 69
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection (BBAW)

Language and Script

Linguistic stage:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Buddhastotra


Manuscript:THT 220-223
Material: ink on paper
Number of lines:5


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


a2/// [s]k· – ///
a3/// dh[i] sā tveṃ ṣā rka – ///
a4/// – dha tyā mo¯ ¯s̝ ka ru ntsa ///
a5/// re na ta ṅmai yyā [t](·)[e] ///
b1/// [w]· e [r]sa tai pa lsk· – ///
b2/// kca sa klya kā sta eṃ ///
b3/// tkā lyce no¯ ¯ṅk [w]· ///
b4/// – – ///


a2 /// sk· – ///
a3 /// (bo)dhisātveṃ ṣārka(tai) ///
a4 /// – dhat yāmoṣ karuntsa ///
a5 /// rena täṅ maiyyāt(s)e ///
b1 /// w· ersatai palsk(o) – ///
b2 /// kca säk lyakāsta eṃ ///
b3 /// (wä)tkālyce noṅk w· ///
b4 /// – – ///



In one frame with THT 223.b and THT 223.c. Extracts from this fragment were edited by Sieg and Siegling 1953: 133 under Nr. 223, Frgm. 1. Lines a1 and b5 are lost.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008 A3
Tamai 2011 C1
Tamai 2011 C14


Online access

IDP: THT 223a; TITUS: THT 223


Sieg and Siegling 1953: 133



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

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.


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.

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