By Melvyn C. Goldstein

The liberalization of political and highbrow lifestyles in China and the increase of Tibetan exile groups in the course of the international have produced a resurgence of spoken and written Tibetan. those advancements, including expanding contacts among Western students and Tibetans, have created a widening circle of English-speakers—in govt, enterprise, academia, and elsewhere—who have to converse or write Tibetan with precision and readability. For those humans, and for others who are looking to speak with Tibetans of their personal language, Professor Goldstein's Dictionary could be an vital aid.

The first scholarly English-Tibetan dictionary, in addition to the one one who is semantically delicate, this paintings specifies the Tibetan phrases that correspond to the submeanings of a unmarried English time period. Containing approximately 16,000 major entries, so much of that have a number of subentries, the Dictionary treats a complete of 45,000 lexical goods. every one access comprises either the written Tibetan orthography and a phonemic notation to point pronunciation. Grammatical good points also are famous, and all examples of utilization are provided with the romanticization of the written Tibetan and phonemic notation of the spoken kinds. An introductory essay familiarizes clients with the most good points of Tibetan grammar.

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English-Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan

The liberalization of political and highbrow lifestyles in China and the increase of Tibetan exile groups in the course of the international have produced a resurgence of spoken and written Tibetan. those advancements, including expanding contacts among Western students and Tibetans, have created a widening circle of English-speakers—in govt, company, academia, and elsewhere—who have to converse or write Tibetan with precision and readability.

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Mngo 1 1 khongs mkha 1 dbyings; gnom !. air travel, va. UUshtru chE_'&/ 11 Nowadays, there is air travel between India and Nepal. o, skt. : /~nta everyone toan/ ~·~~~·~· algebra, neo. c. - qiyE_re~) alien ~·~· /chimi/ [Syn. phyi rgyol] alienate, vo. r)ru 11 He has alienated his friends. l· /chik&&qi l~q­ [Syn. p/ dus khong mjol byung. ptu11 qhoon C££CU) gtong dus mi tshong mo so 'og lo gob dgos red, align, 1. see: (ii~to tor)tu11 m! pqore~) alike, 1. iso. _po/ 2. ally iso. ~~~~­ knives ore alike.

Sho spongs pa red. ,ntut) academic association ~·~~-~

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