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THT 259

Known as:THT 259; B 259; Bleistiftnummer 2633
Cite this page as:"THT 259". 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-tht259 (accessed 14 Jun. 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR 89 (on the frame), T III MQ 69 (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:M13a

Object

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

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Transliteration

a1/// skeṃ kuse [o] ñtn· ka rtka s̝s̝aṃ ///
a2/// ñcr· [kly]au ṣtsi swā re sā naṃ tsne mce pa lsko [ka] [ka] ///
a3/// skwä ntā sa kre [n]· – – – ma ske ta¯ ¯r ce tsṣe ///
a4///
b3/// [lkā] tsi kuse pta nm[a] – – [n]e keṃ [ṣ]e kto no kaṃ [ka] ///
b4/// [ā] stri i ndri ntā sa 20 4 snai ra se¯ ¯r snai ·o ·ai ///
b5/// ñce [ṣai] ·ī ·e [pu] dñä kte ·e ///

Transcription

18b12σ /// skeṃ
18ckuse oñtn(e) kärtkäṣṣäṃ ///
18d13σ
19aa2 /// ñcr· klyauṣtsi swāre sānäṃts
19bnemce pälsko käkä ///
19c13σ
19da3/// skwäntāsa kren· – – –
20amäsketär cets ṣe ///
23da4/// b3
24a11σ /// lkātsi
24bkuse ptänma – – ne keṃ ṣek tonokäṃ ///
24c13σ
24db4 /// āstri indrintāsa 20-4
25asnai räser snai (śc)o(n)ai ///
b5/// ñce ṣai ·ī ·e pudñäkte ·e ///

Commentary

Remarks

Fragment of the leaf directly following THT 258. Lines a5 and b1-2 are lost.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008A1
Tamai 2011C1
Tamai 2011C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 259; TITUS: THT 259

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 159

Translations

Krause 1952: a1 (185)

Bibliography

IDP

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

Krause 1952

Krause, Wolfgang. 1952. Westtocharische Grammatik, Band I. Das Verbum. 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.

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.