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THT 376

Known as:THT 376; B 376; Bleistiftnummer 2364
Cite this page as:"THT 376". 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-tht376 (accessed 03 Dec. 2023).

Provenience

Main find spot:Murtuq
Expedition code:T III M 145.1, T III 145.5 (on glas)
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection (BBAW)

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:late
Script:classical

Text contents

Title of the work:Vardhana-Avadāna
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Jātaka/Avadāna
Verse/Prose:prose; verse

Object

Manuscript:THT 375-379
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:5

Images

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

Transliteration

a1///
a2/// [n] (–) rvāṃ yi nmā s̝s̝aṃ 1 || ///
a3/// w[e] re lna ṣṣi ne ca ndāṃ we re ///
a4/// tsa nä tkau śā saṃ ne • ///
a5/// [p]· rssa nte ku·e nai ///
b1/// lle ka ksa ś· [m]m· ///
b2/// ¯ñä ta [ka]ṃ ya – ///
b3/// mtts[o] pt· nm· ne : 1 || ma ksu no ///
b4/// [nta] sta re • ypa rña pa rkā¯ – ///
b5///

Transcription

1x /// n – rvāṃ yinmāṣṣäṃ 1
॥ ///
a3 /// were lnaṣṣine candāṃ were ///
a4 /// ts«†ä» nätkau śāsaṃne • ///
a5 /// p·rssante ku(s)e nai ///
b1 /// (a)llekä ksa ś(au) mm(o) ///
b2 /// ñ takaṃ ya – ///
b3
1x /// mttso pt(a)nm(a)ne : 1
mäksu no ///
b4 /// nta stareyparña pärkā – ///
b5 ///

References

Online access

IDP: THT 376; TITUS: THT 376

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 249

Translations

Schmidt 1974: a5 (378)

Bibliography

IDP

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

Schmidt 1974

Schmidt, Klaus T. 1974. “Die Gebrauchsweisen des Mediums im Tocharischen.” PhD thesis, Universität Göttingen.

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.

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.”