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THT 254

Known as:THT 254; B 254; Bleistiftnummer 2646
Cite this page as:"THT 254". 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-tht254 (accessed 27 May 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR 81
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:archaic
Script:classical

Text contents

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

Object

Manuscript:THT 252-265
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:5

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Transliteration

a1/// [nt]ra [sk]i [y]o r[a] /// /// su lkā tra ñyā tse ne ///
a2/// [n]mā mā [tā] kaṃ su a lye kme[ṃ] ya /// /// ·[u] skw[ä] nmā ke [t]· [lsko] – [rw]·[¯] [¯ts] skw· – – sk[w]· nmā : [t]r· p· [pa] ///
a3/// – – – [t]kā nmeṃ [ru] ka pa /// /// [lsko] ṣe klye [n]tra skwä ntse lau te mā ne saṃ 8 [k]uc[e] ne ṅka [t]kre sa nu ññe ///
a4/// – – – – – – – – – – /// /// [nt]· [ā] ne [:] se ti ·i – [ś]ai ṣṣe ntse sā ne mpe le a ñma ntse : o ///
a5/// – – – – – – – – /// /// – [tkaṃ] [:] [kre]· [o]· [o] [lmi] ta llā n·e ///
b2/// [k]ly· – [m]· [k]ly· – (–) k· tṣ[e] kpa lsko te ki ññe ke [tra] ///
b3/// – – – – [o] n[o] lme [10]-[1] /// /// [ru] [ṣa] [k]e – lsko snai [sa] kwyai tu ke ·e – [no] [ṅk]· [su] ///
b4/// – – [pa] lsko ka kā ccu a – – /// /// – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 10 2 i sa ///
b5/// [ne] [sa]· /// /// [c]· – ·[e] – – ye ne ///

Transcription

7d/// nträ skiyo ra /// /// su lkāträ ñyātsene /// a2
8a /// (skwä)nmā ; tākaṃ ; su alyekmeṃ ; ya ///
8b/// ·u skwänmā ket· lskorw· ts skw·(mā) skw(ä)nmā :
8ctr· /// a3/// – – – tkānmeṃ rukṣä ///
8d /// lsko ; ṣe= klyenträ ; skwäntse laute ; nesäṃ 8
9akucen= eṅkätkre ; sanuññe ; ///
Xxa4/// – – – – – – – – – – ///
Xx10σ /// nt(w) āne :
Xxse ti(m)i(rä) ; śaiṣṣentse ; sān empele ; añmäntse :
Xxo /// 13σ
Xxa5/// – – – – – – – – /// 10σ /// (wo) tkäṃ :
Xxkre(ñc) o(n) olmi ; tällān(-n)e ; ///
11cb2/// kly· kly· – – k(e)t ṣek pälsko tekiññe ket ra /// b3
11d /// ; – – – – ; onolme 10-1
12d/// /// ruṣa ke(t) (pä)lsko snai säkw yaitu ke(kts)e(ñä) noṅk (au)su /// b4/// – – pälsko kakāccu a – – /// /// – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 10-2
13aisä /// 10σ
Xxb5/// nesä(ṃ) /// /// c(e) (prek)e (aumi)yene ///

Other

a4This [is] the blindness of the world, a terrible enemy for oneself; in the dark hells the deed takes hold of oneself. (Peyrot 2013b: 432)

Commentary

Parallel texts

THT 255

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008A1
Tamai 2011C1
Tamai 2011C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 254; TITUS: THT 254

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 154-155

Translations

Carling 2000: a1 (240), b5 (281); Peyrot 2013b: a4 (432)

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.

Peyrot 2008

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

Peyrot 2013b

Peyrot, Michaël. 2013b. The Tocharian subjunctive. A study in syntax and verbal stem formation. Vol. 8. Brill’s Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics. Leiden/Boston: Brill.

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.

Tamai 2011

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

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.