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THT 2693

Known as:THT 2693; Prelim. No. 5857
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "THT 2693". 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-tht2693 (accessed 19 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz

Provenience

Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:late
Script:cursive

Text contents

Text genre:Non-literary
Text subgenre:Account
Verse/Prose:prose

Object

Material: ink on paper
Form:Scroll

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Transliteration

a1swā mi a śa ri śa rsa
a2po pi kwa lye cā ne ntsa ka ryau mlyo ko tau ·e ///
a3sto¯ ¯m ·e ·e – –
a4/// ly· ka ¤
a5/// ·i – – ·i śa rsa
a6/// ·y· k[o] [tau] sa me mi sk[au] mlyo ko ·au ṣṣe pu ///
a7/// – – [sa] nai tau ṣu kṣa ṅka
a8/// p[u] ·ai – ·e [ca]ṃ [ka] [p]·i ///

Transcription

a1swāmi aśari śarsa
a2po pikwalye cānentsa käryau mlyokotau(ṣṣ)e ///
a3(ṣka)s tom (ṣ)e(m)e (ṣaṅk)
a4/// ly(ā)ka ¤
a5/// (swām)i (aśar)i śarsa
a6/// (ml)y(o)kotausa memiskau n1 mlyoko(t)auṣṣe pu ///
a7/// – – sanai tau ṣuk ṣaṅkäṃ
a8/// pu ·ai·e caṃ kap(c)i n2

Translation

a1The lord ācārya knew about it.
a2The mlyokotau-(oil) bought with coins in the whole year: ...
a3six pecks, one pint...
a4... saw it ¤.
a5...The lord ācārya knew about it.
a6...mlyokotau-(oil) exchanged for mlyokotau-seeds...
a7... one peck, seven pints.
a8... finger-measure.

Commentary

Philological commentary

n1memiskau is a strange form. On would expect memisku.
n2Ching wants to restore [pu](t)ai(yś)e(nts)e (ka)[p](c)i. The problem is the akṣara I have tentatively transliterated as 'caṃ' here.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 2693; TITUS: THT 2693

Edition

Tamai 2007a: №2693; Ching 2010: 242-243

Bibliography

Ching 2010

Ching, Chao-jung. 2010. “Secular documents in Tocharian: Buddhist economy and society in the Kucha region.” {PhD}, Paris: École Pratique des Hautes Études.

IDP

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

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 “A preliminary edition of unpublished texts from the Berlin Turfan Collection.”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

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.