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Tocharian B[edit]


From Proto-Tocharian *āñc(ä)me (whence also Tocharian A āñcäm), probably from a form of Proto-Indo-European *h₂en(h₁)tmen-, from *h₂enh₁- (breathe), the same source as anāsk- (to breathe), onolme (creature, person), and añiye (breath). Cognate with Sanskrit आत्मन् (ātman, breath), Old High German ātum (breath)) and, from the nominal derivative *h₂enh₁mos, Latin animus (mind, soul), anima, Ancient Greek ἄνεμος (ánemos, wind, breeze), Old Armenian անձն (anjn, person), and possibly Sanskrit अनिल (anila, air, wind)).


āñme ?

  1. self
  2. inner being, soul
  3. wish, desire

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Further reading[edit]

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “āñme”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, pages 43-44