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THT 249.b

Other press marks:B 249 Frgm.1, B 249 Frgm.1, Bleistiftnummer 2690, B 547


Main find spot:Qizil Miŋ-Öy
Specific find spot:Rothkuppelraum
Expedition code:T III MQR
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection (BBAW)

Language and Script

Linguistic stage:Classical

Text contents

Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Buddhastotra


Manuscript:THT 249
Material:Ink on paper
Remarks:In one frame with THT 249.c. Line a1 was by TochSprR(B) II: 150 cited as "Nr. 249 Frgm.1" (THT 249.1), line b2 as "Nr. 249 Frgm.2" (THT 249.2).


THT 249b Recto THT 249b Recto THT 249b Verso THT 249b Verso

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a1/// [ko]y ñi • tsatku(·) ākṣ[o]ṣ pelaikne ///
a2/// – mā tākoym\ poy[ś]i kaṣṣi – ///
a3/// y· [m]i – – k·e – – ///
b1/// – ts\ mā [c]·u tā[k]·[y]-ñ[\] – ///
b2/// [· k]·ntwa ārtoymar\ kuse mā we ///
b3/// mā [ā]yo[s̝]\ [r]i[ñ]ima[r]\ 2 ///


a1/// (tā)koy ñi • tsatku(ṃ) ākṣoṣ pelaikne ///
a2/// – tākoym poyśi käṣṣi – ///
a3/// y· mi – – k·e – – ///
b1/// – ts u tāk(o)y-ñ – ///
b2/// · k(a)ntwa ārtoymar kuse we ///
b3/// āyoṣ riñimar 2 ///


IDP: THT 249b, TITUS: THT 249
Edition: TochSprR(B) II: 150


Michaël Peyrot



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Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien (TITUS): Tocharian Manuscripts from the Berlin Turfan Collection. Transcriptions prepared by Christiane Schaefer, transliterations by Tatsushi Tamai and Katharina Kupfer. Edited by Jost Gippert, Katharina Kupfer, and Tatsushi Tamai, Frankfurt am Main, 2000–2007; at:

TochSprR(B) II

TochSprR(B) II: Tocharische Sprachreste. Sprache B, hg. v. †E. Sieg und †W. Siegling, Heft 2. Fragmente Nr. 71-633, aus dem Nachlaß hg. v. Werner Thomas, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1953. 249.b
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