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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A branch of the Indo-European language family that originated in central Asia during the first millennium A.D.

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  • In the language known as Tocharian A, śreŕ, “the stars,” were perceived collectively.
  • Later dubbed Tocharian A, the language was deciphered by two linguists at Germany's Gottingen University, Emil Siel and Wilhem Siegling.
  • We know of two (or perhaps three) different languages belonging to this branch, usually referred to as Tocharian A and Tocharian B. Anatolian.
  • Local tongues, such as Tocharian and Khotanese, were still strictly oral at that time. for more
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