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THT 55

Known as:THT 55; B 55
Cite this page as:Hannes A. Fellner. "THT 55". 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-tht55 (accessed 29 May 2024).

Edition

Editor:Hannes A. Fellner

Provenience

Main find spot:Shorchuk
Expedition code:T III Š 101 Frgm
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:classical
Script:classical

Text contents

Title of the work:Udānālaṅkāra
Passage:uncertain
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Doctrine
Verse/Prose:verse

Object

Manuscript:Udānālaṅkāra A
Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:7

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Transliteration

a2/// ·[ñ]ma ssu 30-1
a3/// a sta ro [na]
a4/// [s]w[ā] ñme [y]· –
a5/// [sa] 30 3 ·e –
a6/// pn· tra cwi kly[au] –
a7/// s[n]ai [ka] – –
b2/// ly[m]i ke ktse ñ·e – –
b3/// ¯k sru k[au] –
b4/// lkā s̝s̝aṃ : – –
b5/// ṣṣ[e] lye lyko
b6/// rmeṃ ru pa ṣṣa

Transcription

31da2/// (a)ñmassu 30-1
33da3/// astarona a4/// sw āñme a5/// sa 30-3
·e ·–
a6/// (wär)pn(ā)trä cwi klyau
a7/// snai – –
b2/// (eka)lymi kektseñ(ts)e – –
b3/// k srukau
b4/// lkāṣṣäṃ : – –
b5/// ṣṣe lyelyko-
b6-(rmeṃ) /// rmeṃ rupaṣṣa

Translation

a2... desirous [31] ...
a3... pure ...
a4... desire ...
a5... [33] ...
a6... he suffered of which ...
a7... without ...
b2... dependent on the body ...
b3... dead ...
b4... he sees ...
b5... having seen ...
b6... of the form/shape ...

Commentary

Philological commentary

The strophe numbers 31 and 33 are to be found on the same side, with three lines between them. Recto and verso side as well as the metre cannot be determined with certainty.

Remarks

The original manuscript is missing, but was a small fragment of the right edge of a leaf, damaged on all edges.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 55; TITUS: THT 55

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1949: I, 74-74; Sieg and Siegling 1983: 89-90 notes 224

Bibliography

IDP

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

Sieg and Siegling 1949

Sieg, Emil, and Wilhelm Siegling. 1949. Tocharische Sprachreste. Sprache B, Heft 1. Die Udānālaṅkāra-Fragmente. Text, Übersetzung und Glossar. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Sieg and Siegling 1983

Sieg, Emil, and Wilhelm Siegling. 1983. Tocharische Sprachreste. Sprache B. Teil I: Die Texte. Band 1. Fragmente Nr. 1-116 der Berliner Sammlung. Edited by Werner Thomas. Neubearbeitet und mit einem Kommentar nebst Register versehen v. 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.” http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/tocharic/thtframe.htm.