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THT 460

Known as:THT 460; B 460; Bleistiftnummer 2578
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz. "THT 460". 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-tht460 (accessed 26 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
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

Images

Transliteration

a1/// – [kk]· – ·[k]· ·ts· k· pc·
a2/// [yi] rpṣu ki pu tte yā ne ntse ka pci
a3/// [c]ai ti ke lyā ka se ka pci ¤
a4/// wa pi śca ka nma e lya ·e
a5/// yi rma kkai wi lā si ñi ntse [k]a ///
a6/// yi rpṣu ki pu tte yā ·e ///
a7/// yā śe lyā ka ·e ///

Transcription

a1/// (yirma)kk(ai)·k· (n)ts(e) k(a)pc(i)
a2/// yirpṣuki putteyānentse kapci
a3/// caitiken1 lyāka se kapci ¤
a4/// wa piś cakanma elya ·e
a5/// yirmakkai wilāsiñintse ka(pci) ///
a6/// yirpṣuki putteyā(n)e(ntse) ///
a7/// yāśe lyāka (s)e ///

Commentary

Philological commentary

Interestingly, Yāśe is the name of a king. This is probably just a coincidence, since the king of Kucha would surely not bother fulfilling the trivial tasks of a kapyāre.
n1This akṣara (cai) is turned 90°. I analyze it as a ṣotri.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 460; TITUS: THT 460

Edition

Sieg 1950; Sieg and Siegling 1953: 296; Thomas 1957: 141

Bibliography

IDP

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

Sieg 1950

Sieg, Emil. 1950. “Geschäftliche Aufzeichnungen in Tocharisch B aus der Berliner Sammlung.” Miscellanea Academica Berlinensia II, 2: 208–223 + I.

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.

Thomas 1957

Thomas, Werner. 1957. Der Gebrauch der Vergangenheitstempora im Tocharischen. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

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.