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THT 399

Other press marks:B 399, Bleistiftnummer 4994


Main find spot:Qumtura
Specific find spot:Found 10.02.1906
Expedition code:T III Qu 5
Collection:Berlin Turfan Collection (BBAW)

Language and Script

Linguistic stage:Late

Text contents

Title of the work:Praṇidhicaryā of the Bodhisattva
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Jātaka/Avadāna


Manuscript:THT 398-399
Material:Ink on paper
Number of lines:6
Remarks:In one frame with THT 398.


THT 399 Recto THT 399 Verso

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a1/// (pi)ś iltsempa m[ā] ///
a2/// tmane tsaṅkā – ///
a3/// (saṃ)khyaine śak\ tman(e) ///
a4/// ṣkas\ pāramīta(nta) [n]au ///
b2only traces
b3/// ś\ yärpont· k[\] ///
b4/// lpa vyākarit\ p· ///
b5/// skalñesa ///
b6/// [·ā]lcce tu ñi po ///


a1/// (pi)ś iltsempa ///
a2/// tmane tsäṅkā – ///
a3/// (saṃ)khyaine śak tman(e) ///
a4/// ṣkas pāramītä(nta) nau ///
b2only traces
b3/// ś yärpont· k ///
b4/// lpa vyākarit p· ///
b5/// skalñesa ///
b6/// ·ālcce tu ñi po ///


IDP: THT 399, TITUS: THT 399
Edition: TochSprR(B) II: 265-266



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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. 399
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