Tocharian leids

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Tocharian B manuscript, c. 7t century AD
Spoken natively in Agni, Kucha, Turfan an Krorän
Region Tarim Basin o Cheenae, an Central Asie
Ethnicity Tocharians
Extinct 9t century AD
Leid faimlie
  • Tocharian
Agnean (Tocharian A)
Kuchean (Tocharian B)
Kroränian (Tocharian C)[1]
Writin seestem Brahmi script (Tocharian alphabet)
Manichaean script[2][3]
Leid codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
xto – Tocharian A
txb – Tocharian B
Linguist Leet xto Tocharian A
  txb Tocharian B
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Tocharian, an aa spelled Tokharian (/təˈkɛəriən/ or /təˈkɑːriən/), is an extinct branch o the Indo-European leid faimily, kent frae manuscripts datin frae the 6t tae the 8t century AD foond in oasis ceeties on the northren edge o the Tarim Basin (nou pairt o Xinjiang in northwast Cheenae).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mallory, J.P. "Bronze Age languages of the Tarim Basin" (PDF). Expedition. 52 (3): 44–53. 
  2. Krause, Todd B.; Slocum, Jonathan. "Tocharian Online: Series Introduction". University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 27 Mey 2015. 
  3. Mallory, J.P.; Adams, Douglas Q., eds. (1997). Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture. London: Fitzroy Dearborn. p. 509. ISBN 978-1-884964-98-5.