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Meaning of "Tocharian B" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TOCHARIAN B

Tocharian B  [tɒˈkɑːrɪən biː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TOCHARIAN B

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tocharian B is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TOCHARIAN B MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tocharian B

Tocharian languages

Tocharian or Tokharian is an extinct branch of the Indo-European language family, formerly spoken by Tocharian peoples in oases on the northern edge of the Tarim Basin. Documents dating from the 6th to the 8th century AD record two closely related languages, called Tocharian A and Tocharian B. The subject matter of the texts suggests that Tocharian A was more archaic and used as a Buddhist liturgical language, while Tocharian B was more actively spoken in the entire area from Turfan in the east to Tumshuq in the west. A body of loanwords and names found in Prakrit documents have been dubbed Tocharian C. These languages became extinct after Turkic Uyghur tribes expanded into the Tarim Basin in the 9th century AD. The term "Tocharian" is sometimes referred to as a misnomer for Old Turkic twγry/twghry, read as toxrï.

Definition of Tocharian B in the English dictionary

The definition of Tocharian B in the dictionary is the western dialect of Tocharian.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TOCHARIAN B


be
biː
bee
biː
bride-to-be
ˌbraɪdtəˈbiː
bumblebee
ˈbʌmbəlˌbiː
CRB
ˌsiːɑːˈbiː
d.o.b.
ˌdiːəʊˈbiː
FMB
ˌɛfɛmˈbiː
FRB
ˌɛfɑːˈbiː
Frisbee
ˈfrɪzbiː
honeybee
ˈhʌnɪˌbiː
maybe
ˈmeɪˌbiː
mothers-to-be
ˈmʌðəztəˈbiː
NCB
ˌɛnsiːbiː
OMB
ˌəʊɛmˈbiː
OTB
ˌəʊtiːˈbiː
R&B
ˌɑːrənˈbiː
renminbi
ˌrɛnˌmɪnˈbiː
Seabee
ˈsiːˌbiː
wannabe
ˈwɒnəˌbiː
wannabee
ˈwɒnəˌbiː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TOCHARIAN B

TOC
Toc H
Tocantins
toccata
toccatella
toccatina
Tocharian
Tocharian A
tocher
tocherless
tock
tockier
tockiest
tockley
tocky
toco
tocology
tocopherol
tocophobia
Tocqueville

WORDS THAT END LIKE TOCHARIAN B

B & B
B Sky B
hepatitis B
Linear B
R & B
Sirius B
vitamin B

Synonyms and antonyms of Tocharian B in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Tocharian B» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TOCHARIAN B

Find out the translation of Tocharian B to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Tocharian B from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Tocharian B» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

吐火罗乙
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tocario B
570 millions of speakers

English

Tocharian B
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Tocharian बी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Tocharian B
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тохарский B
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tocariano B
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Tocharian B
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tocharian B
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tocharian B
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tocharian B
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トカラ語B
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Tocharian B
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tocharian B
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tocharian B
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டோச்சாரியன் பி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Tocharian B
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tocharian B
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tocharian B
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tocharskie B
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тохарский B
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tocharian B
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Tocharian B
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Tog Aarse B
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tokhariska B
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tocharian B
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Tocharian B

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TOCHARIAN B»

The term «Tocharian B» is barely ever used and occupies the 196.977 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TOCHARIAN B» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Tocharian B

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TOCHARIAN B»

Discover the use of Tocharian B in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Tocharian B and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Dictionary of Tocharian B.: Revised and Greatly Enlarged
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 ...
Adams, Douglas Q. Adams, 2013
2
Variation and Change in Tocharian B
Lists of text classification criteria and overviews of text types make this volume an ideal handbook for the study of the Tocharian lexicon, grammar, and manuscripts.
Michaël Peyrot, 2008
3
The Tocharian Verbal System
This book presents a synchronic and diachronic study of the verbal system of the two Tocharian languages together with an index listing attested verbal forms and offering semantic and etymological information.
Melanie Malzahn, 2010
4
Dictionary and Thesaurus of Tocharian A
All forms of words, including variants occurring in the texts, are listed separately with reference to all occurrences and a sample of passages in transcription and translation.
‎2009
5
Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction
From that area and farther southwest around Ku71 (Kucha) comes Tocharian B, also called West Tocharian or Kuchean. Since Tocharian A is only known from areas where documents in Tocharian B have also been found, it has been ...
Benjamin W. Fortson, IV, 2011
6
Tocharian and Indo-European Studies
Tocharian and Indo-European Studies is an international scholarly journal dedicated to the study of two closely related Indo-European languages, Tocharian A and B, attested in Central Asian manuscripts from the second half of the first ...
Werner Winther, Jens Elmeg Rasmussen, Klaus T. Schmidt, 2011
7
The Tocharian Subjunctive: A Study in Syntax and Verbal Stem ...
The subjunctive is one of the most central categories of the Tocharian verbal system.
Michaël Peyrot, 2013
8
From Case to Adposition: The Development of Configurational ...
... cases are innovative cases of Tocharian formed by postpositions on an agglutinative basis: Instrumental (replaced by the Perlative in Tocharian B), Perlative, Comitative; three local cases: Allative, Ablative, Locative; and Causalis (only in B).
Vít Bubeník, 2006
9
BIBLIOGRAPHIE LINGUISTIQUE DE L'ANNEE 1993/LINGUIS: ET ...
7289 Adams, Douglas Q.: Revisiting the person-number endings of Tocharian B. — TIES 6, 1993, 15-28. Blazek, Václav: SI. * Шпъ "Cum" a toch. * kolmo- "lod" ... — 14382. 7290 Bonfante, Giuliano: Il numérale due in tocarico. — Paideia 48/1-3  ...
Mark Janse, Sijmen Tol, 1996
10
Language in Time and Space: A Festschrift for Werner Winter ...
Vy. aches. lav. V. Ivanov. Recent successes in identifying Tocharian names of the different kinds of grain make it possible to suggest some preliminary ideas about their prehistory. 1. Tocharian B satre 'grain': Old Prussian geits 'bread': ...
Brigitte L. M. Bauer, Georges-Jean Pinault, 2003

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TOCHARIAN B»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Tocharian B is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ready to marry, but not for “wife”
According to Merriam Webster, it derives from ”Middle English wif, from Old English wīf; akin to Old High German wīb wife and probably to Tocharian B kwīpe ... «Salon, Sep 13»
2
Lord Ganesha the Lord of Success and Freedom
Indo-European cognates include Greek kuklos, Lithuanian kaklas, Tocharian B kokale and English “wheel,” as well as “circle.” Cognates of “chakra” still exist in ... «ChakraNews.com, Sep 12»
3
“The Avengers”: Will superhero movies never end?
... whose true significance, as with a sacred scroll written in Tocharian B, is yielded only to a coterie of gnostics and believers. (An enormous coterie, in this case.) ... «Salon, May 12»
4
Were ancient 'wives' women?
In Tocharian B it sounded kwipe and meant “shame place,” with reference to “penis,” whereas Tocharian A kip meant “mother's shame body,” so either “vulva” or ... «OUPblog, Oct 11»
5
A drinking bout in several parts (Part 3: Mead)
... Greek méthu, Sanskrit mádhu, and Tocharian B mit (Tocharian is an ancient Indo-European language of Central Asia; the letter B refers to its Western variety). «OUPblog, Mar 11»
6
Exclusive: Uighur Unrest in China - What is Going On?
Here, Tocharian B was spoken. There were numerous attempts by the Uighur peoples to free themselves from Chinese rule in the first centuries of the first ... «Family Security Matters, Jul 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tocharian B [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tocharian-b>. May 2019 ».
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