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Title: A Dictionary of Tocharian B
Subtitle: Revised and Greatly Enlarged
Written By: Douglas Q. Adams
Series Title: Leiden Studies in Indo-European

The second edition of A Dictionary of Tocharian B includes substantially all Tocharian B words found in regularly published texts, as well as all those of the London and Paris collections published digitally (digital publication of the Paris collection is still incomplete), and a substantial number of the Berlin collection published digitally. The number of entries is more than twenty per cent greater than in the first edition. The overall approach is decidedly philological. All words except proper names are provided with example contexts. Each word is given in all its various attested morphological forms, in its variant spellings, and discussed semantically, syntactically (where appropriate), and etymologically. New to the second edition is the assignment, where possible, of the examples of the word’s use to their exact chronological period (Archaic, Early, Classical, Late/Colloquial). This dating provides the beginning of the study of the Tocharian B vocabulary on a historical basis. Included are also a reverse English-Tocharian B index and, another innovation to this edition, a general index verborum of Indo-European cognates.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Tokharian B
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789042036710
Pages: 980
Prices: Europe EURO 210.00

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789401209366
Pages: 980
Prices: Europe EURO 190.00