from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Tibet, the Tibetans, or their language or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Tibet.
- n. A member of a Buddhist people constituting the predominant ethnic population of Tibet and neighboring regions in China, Bhutan, and Nepal, with large displaced populations in India.
- n. The Tibeto-Burman language of the Tibetans.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to Tibet, the Tibetan people, culture, or language.
- n. A native of Tibet
- proper n. A language of Tibet
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Tibet (or Thibet), a dependency of China, situated north of India.
- n. A native of Tibet.
- n. The language of Tibet. It belongs to the monosyllabic or southeastern Asiatic family.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Himalayish language spoken in Tibet
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Tibet or its people or their language
- n. a native or inhabitant of Tibet
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DALAI LAMA, EXILED TIBETAN SPIRITUAL LEADER: Meeting with the president politically, meeting with an American president, usually I have something of an agenda, obviously about the Tibetan issue.
Having studied sanskrit script, prakrit scripts, and tibetan script I am more of a proficient in writing systems than in spoken language, I agree that Lepcha script is more rightly emanated from Tibetan script than from the Mongolian.
But if you look at the over all protest through out Tibet including those tibetan region which are now not in so called Tibet Autonomous region (25-30 different localities even in the remote village) People from all works of live has protested with Tibetan national flag not with guns or sword eventhough many own guns.
China set up a "migration program" bringing Chinese people into Tibet, so that the tibetan people would be the ethnic minority. they also use some parts of tibet as a dumping land for their waste and subjects taught in schools are mostly taught in Chinese, therefore they're eroding the unique Tibetan culture.
HH Dalai Lama and tibetan people should demand complete independence which is the legitimate right of Tibetan people.
He talked to us about Bardo Thodrol, what you know as the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
The Qinghai Provincial Government has issued orders that, by 2015, all lessons and textbooks in Tibetan schools should be in Chinese language instead of Tibetan.
There is a Buddhist practice called "exchanging oneself for others" that is intended to cultivate compassion and empathy -- in Tibetan it's called "tonglen."
A female Dalai Lama would not have the support needed to be effective because of social conditions [in Tibetan culture and other parts of the world] -- not that a woman isn't qualified.
A specialist in Tibetan herbal medicine wanted to taste T.R. Reid's urine.