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THT 256

Known as:THT 256; B 256; Bleistiftnummer 2636
Cite this page as:"THT 256". 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-tht256 (accessed 26 May 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR 84 (on the frame), T III MQ 46 (on the fragment)
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_20_14_20

Object

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

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Transliteration

lf5
a1– – – ·m· – [ly]· – ta nma ske ntra ///
a2– [ka] lpā skeṃ wno lmi lkā skeṃ 6 lo ///
a3– nt[ā] ce yai ke ntra co ka nm[a] ///
a4– – mai kne kau rs̝a[ṃ] ts[lā] nte ra [ś](·)e ///
b1///
b2– [s]ta nmā ne sn[ai] n· k· [e] ///
b3– nmā yo rsa pū [d]ñä kte ntse – ///
b4– lyai kmā ka la kle wä rpnā ntra – [n]t· nā lye ///
b5– – – rk[ā] l[ñe] [ñā] tse wro tse se spo rtto ///

Transcription

lf5
Xx– – – ·m·ly·tänmäskenträ ///
6d13σ a2kälpāskeṃ ; wnolmi lkāskeṃ 6
7alo /// 13σ
Xxa3n1ntā cey aikenträ cokänma ///
Xxa4– – maikne kaurṣäṃts lānte ra ś·e ///
Xxb1/// b2stänmāne snai e ///
Xxb3nm= āyorsa pūdñäktentse – ///
Xxb4lyaik māka läkle wärpnāntränt· n ālye ///
Xxb5– – – rkālñe ñātse wrotse se sportto(tär) ///

Commentary

Remarks

Line a5 is lost. Fragment from the leaf directly preceding THT 257.

Philological commentary

n1ntā can also be just nta

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008A1
Tamai 2011C1
Tamai 2011C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 256; TITUS: THT 256

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 157

Bibliography

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.

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.