Tocharian leids

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Tocharian B manuscript, c. 7t century AD
Native taeAgni, Kucha, Turfan an Krorän
RegionTarim Basin o Cheenae, an Central Asie
Extinct9t century AD
  • Tocharian
  • Agnean (Tocharian A)
  • Kuchean (Tocharian B)
  • Kroränian (Tocharian C)[1]
Brahmi script (Tocharian alphabet)
Manichaean script[2][3]
Leid codes
ISO 639-3Either:
xto – Tocharian A
txb – Tocharian B
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. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 9 Januar 2021. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  2. Krause, Todd B.; Slocum, Jonathan. "Tocharian Online: Series Introduction". University of Texas at Austin. Archived frae the original on 29 Juin 2015. 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.
  4. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tokharian". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.