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THT 59

Known as:THT 59; B 59
Cite this page as:Hannes A. Fellner. "THT 59". 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-tht59 (accessed 18 Jun. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Hannes A. Fellner

Provenience

Main find spot:Shorchuk
Expedition code:T III Š 98 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:4

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Transliteration

a1/// [l]ñ· k[au] sa sū ///
a2/// ·s· [wai] ke ce¯ ¯u re – ///
a3/// [ya] [ma] st[ra] 60-1 ce [w]·· ///
b2/// [ne] yo lo : pū ri [k]· ///
b3/// po ca mpaṃ we [nts]· ///
b4/// [v]ā r[g]ä ///

Transcription

61da1/// lñ· kausa /// a2/// ·s· waike ceu re(ki) /// a3/// yamasträ 60-1
Xxce w·· /// b2/// ne yolo :
pūrik· ·///
b3/// po campäṃ wents· ///
b4/// vārgä ///

Translation

a1...
a2... this lie and words ...
a3... he dies [61] ...
b2... bad ... Pūrika ...
b3... all he is able to say ...
b4...

Commentary

Philological commentary

Only one strophe number (61). Recto/verso side and metre are not determinable. In b2 Pūrika is mentioned, in b4 we may have a fragment of a chapter caption.

Remarks

The original manuscript is missing, but was a small fragment.

References

Online access

IDP: THT 59; TITUS: THT 59

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1949: I, 76; Sieg and Siegling 1983: 91 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.