Tocharian

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Tochari, from Ancient Greek Τόχαροι ‎(Tókharoi, Kucheans) (see Τόχαρος ‎(Tókharos)), probably from an Indo-Iranian source (Old Persian [script needed] ‎(tuxāri-), Khotanese [script needed] ‎(ttahvāra)); compare Sanskrit तुखार ‎(tukhāra) and Old Chinese 月氏 ‎(tokʷar, Yuezhi).[Cuneiform needed]

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Tocharian

  1. An extinct branch of the Indo-European language family, consisting of two languages, Tocharian A and Tocharian B, written in an abugida derived from Brahmi.

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Noun[edit]

Tocharian ‎(plural Tocharians)

  1. Any member of a people who inhabited the Tarim Basin and spoke Tocharian.

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Tocharian ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Tocharian or the Tocharians.

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