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THT 604

Known as:THT 604; B 604; Bleistiftnummer 2758
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz (translation). "THT 604". 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-tht604 (accessed 19 Jun. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz (translation)

Provenience

Main find spot:Kizil Ming-öy
Expedition code:T III MQR 94, T III MQR 20
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection

Language and Script

Language:TB
Linguistic stage:classical
Script:classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary
Verse/Prose:verse
Meter:M14

Object

Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Number of lines:4

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Transliteration

a1/// s̝a pa skā ya ā stre yā mtsi ce¯ ¯u pre ke ś[ī] la /// /// no tu ntse ṣo tri ste : tu no po sta[ṃ] a ksau cä prā kre [p]· ///
a2/// ·[ā] s(·)aṃ kre ntau na [ta] [rya] ś[p]a l[m]eṃ nau – ye ntaṃ[¯] [¯]t[s] /// /// ··[k]· sa ta ka rṣka ññe ne stsi ścä : ta ka rṣke nno pa lsko sa mai ///
a3/// no kre ntau na [po] – – – to ntra wno /// /// [r]w[a] ṣme [ñca] ntse o mpa lsko ññe e rtsi ścä : te a kṣā re [k]· ///
a4/// [:] [ña] ke tu no a – – yä kne /// /// ··o lkā s̝a nme [tu] pa klyau s̝a a nai śai : 10 || ///

Transcription

8bṣä paskāya ; āstre yāmtsi ceu preke
8dśīla /// /// no tuntse ṣotri ste : tu no postaṃ aksau-cä prākre /// a2 /// ·ās·aṃ
Xxkrentauna tärya śpalmeṃ ; nau(mi)yentaṃts /// /// ··k·sa ; takärṣkaññe nestsiścä :
Xxtakärṣken no palskosa ; mai /// a3 /// no krentauna po – – (yo)tonträ wno /// /// rwa ṣmeñcantse ompalskoññe ertsiścä :
Xxte akṣāre /// a4/// :
10dñake tu no a – – yäkne /// /// ··o lkāṣänme ; tu päklyauṣä anaiśai : 10 ॥

Translation

a1... try to purify... the time... ... (this) is the sign thereof. Thereafter I will anounce to you... firmly...
a2The three excellent virtues... of jewels... faithfulness... to be...
a2+With pure mind... they can... all virtues...
a3... to arouse... of a maditating one... They proclaimed this...
a4... now... ... sees them/you/us... Listen closely to it.

Commentary

Remarks

Verso Sanskrit.

Alternative linguistic/paleographic classifications

Tamai 2011C3
Tamai 2011C14

References

Online access

IDP: THT 604; TITUS: THT 604

Edition

Sieg and Siegling 1953: 386-387

Bibliography

IDP

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

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.

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.