AskDefine | Define Tocharian

Dictionary Definition

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

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Proper noun

  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.


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


  1. Of or pertaining to Tocharian or the Tocharians.

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