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Tibetan

Tibetan is used in Tibet and parts of neighboring Bhutan, India, and Nepal.


shown in printed form: and in cursive/handwritten form:
[printed Tibetan] [cursive/handwritten Tibetan]


shown using Wylie transliteration:

   nga'i khang mig ga par 'dug

   rgya mtsho'I mtha' ga par 'dug

   chang khang ga par 'dug

   der lag pa ma 'changs


shown phonetically:

   ngay khang mig kha war dook

   gya tsö tha kha war dook

   chang khang kha war dook

   der lak pa ma cham



Tibetan fonts in the Gallery of Unicode Fonts

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot and Wikipedia

Asian Horizons has sound clips of various Tibetan phrases.

Alternate names for Tibetan include Wei, Weizang, Central Tibetan, Bhotia, Phoke, Dbus, Dbusgtsang, Bhokha, Pohbetian, Tebilian, Tibate, and Zang


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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