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THT 390

Known as:THT 390; B 390; prelim. no. Toch 421
Cite this page as:"THT 390". 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-tht390 (accessed 23 May 2024).

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
Expedition code:T III MQR 73
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:archaic
Script:classical

Text contents

Title of the work:Buddhacarita (not by Aśvaghoṣa)
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Kāvya
Verse/Prose:verse
Meter:M12

Object

Manuscript:THT 388-390
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:8

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Transliteration

a1/// [ṣ]ṣ· ntse nke lle ste ///
a2/// ta ṅwsa wä rpā te cme ///
a3/// [ñ]ñ· o ṅkro ce ce wī ke [n]· ///
a4/// ·ta rko ṣce pu dñä kte lkā ///
a5/// [10] [3] tu meṃ su tsa ///
a6/// [s]·ā sa rsa [wä] ///
b3/// nta 10 8 śwa t[s]i ///
b4/// cä mpce¯ ¯r pra ti mo k[ṣn]e ///
b5/// se tne s̝a rma ne rvvā ntse pe ///
b6/// lp[e] lle ṣṣe pe lai kne snai ///
b7/// lsko nta yä knā nta rra ///
b8/// ka cä me lne ñyā [t]·e ///

Transcription

13d(śai)ṣṣ(e)ntse nkelle ste /// a2/// täṅwsa wärpāte cme /// a3/// ññ· oṅkroce cew īken(e) /// a4/// ·tärkoṣ ce pudñäkte lkā /// a5/// 10-3
18dtumeṃ su tsä /// a6/// s·āsarsa /// b3/// nta 10-8
śwatsi ///
b4/// cämpcer pratimokṣne ///
b5/// se tne ṣärmä nervvāntse pe ///
b6/// (tsä)lpelleṣṣe pelaikne snai ///
b7/// (pä)lskonta yäknāntär ra ///
b8/// ka cämelne ñyāt(s)e ///

Commentary

Remarks

In general, the script type is standard with only very few still archaic-shaped signs; cf. Malzahn 2007a: 265.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Peyrot 2008A2
Malzahn 2007aA5
Tamai 2011C1
Tamai 2011C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 390; TITUS: THT 390

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 259

Translations

Thomas 1952: a1 (59)

Bibliography

IDP

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

Malzahn 2007a

Malzahn, Melanie. 2007a. “The most archaic manuscripts of Tocharian B and the varieties of the Tocharian B language.” In Instrumenta Tocharica, edited by Melanie Malzahn, 255–97. 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.

Thomas 1952

Thomas, Werner. 1952. Die tocharischen Verbaladjektive auf -l. Deutsche Akad. Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Institut für Orientforschung 9. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag.

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.