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THT 263

Known as:THT 263; B 263; THT 1433
Cite this page as:"THT 263". 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-tht263 (accessed 25 Apr. 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR 86
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:M12

Object

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

Images

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

Transliteration

a1/// [ka] ru – pra – – || ///
a2/// a ñma ntse ka rtse śco ts·· ·[ai] ///
a3/// ntra la kle ñ[ä] – – ///
a4/// a knā tsa ño l[yp]o [tse] ///
b1///
b2///
b3///
b4/// mai ya s· n[au]¯ ¯s̝ ka [la] ///

Transcription

a1 /// karu(ṇa)pra(lāpne) ॥ ///
Xx a2/// añmäntse kärtseśco ts·· ·ai ///
Xx a3/// nträ läkle ñä – – ///
Xx a4/// aknātsañ olypotse ///
Xx b1n1 /// b2n1 /// b3n1 /// b4/// maiyas(a) nauṣ kälṣä ///

Commentary

Remarks

Lines a5 and b5 are lost. THT 263 has been re-published as THT 1433.

Philological commentary

n1 The lines are abraded.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008 A1
Tamai 2011 C1
Tamai 2011 C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 263, THT 1433; TITUS: THT 263, THT 1433

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 161; Tamai 2007a: №1433

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 “A preliminary edition of unpublished texts from the Berlin Turfan Collection.”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

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.”