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.
Any member of a people who inhabited the Tarim Basin and spoke Tocharian.
Of or pertaining to Tocharian or the Tocharians.
Example sentences with "Tocharian", translation memory
Although most of the Uighurs, a Turkic people, came from the Altai Mountain region of Tuva, to the north of Western Mongolia, one small branch lived in Turfan from the fourth century and followed Tocharian Buddhism.
There, they also became known as the Tocharians and adopted Sarvastivadin form of Hinayana Buddhism.
Some Uighur scholars claim descent from both the Turkic Uighurs and the pre-Turkic Tocharians (or Tokharians, whose language was Indo-European ), and relatively fair-skin, hair and eyes, as well as other so-called ' Caucasoid ' physical traits, are not uncommon among them.
Since the RA second president will hardly admit his guiltiness. As it is known the only mistake Robert Tocharian made during 10 years was his unsuccessful nomination of the ombudsman.
The Uighurs trace descent to both the Turkic Uighurs and the pre-Turkic Indoeuropean Tocharian (or, Tokharian), and fair-skin, hair and eyes, as well as other 'Caucasoid' physical traits, are not uncommon among them.
The Tocharians of Kucha and Turfan also followed Sarvastivada.
The Tocharians were the descendents of the Yuezhi, a Caucasian people who spoke an ancient western Indo-European language and represented the easternnmost migration of the Caucasian race.
Along the northern rim of the desert, the Tocharian people brought Buddhism to Kucha and Turfan in the second century CE.
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