Chomolungma


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Chomolungma

(ˈtʃəʊməʊˌlɑːŋmə) or

Chomolangma

n
(Placename) a Chinese name for (Mount) Everest
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Chomolungma, la diosa, madre del universo, le nego esa primera cima a Gran Bretana.
Previously it had been referred to as Peak XV, although for centuries the locals had called it Chomolungma.
After planting the Union Jack, and the flags of Nepal and the United Nations, the sherpa, a devout Buddhist, laid on the ground an offering of sweets, chocolate and packets of biscuits for the spirit of the mountain, Chomolungma, Holy Mother or Mother of Earth.
Though I personally prefer the Tibetan name Chomolungma that means Mother Goddess of the Earth, or even the Nepali Sagarmatha which translates roughly to the same thing.
While Davis offers an unprecedentedly detailed account of the Tibetan perception of the strange European intruders who marched in to conquer Chomolungma (aka Everest), he simultaneously insists on the universal importance of (Western) European experiences in World War I.
It's name in Nepal is Sagarmatha (goddess of the sky) and Chomolungma (mother goddess of the universe) In Tibet.
Long before he arrived, the Nepalese knew the mountain as Saggermatha (or Chomolungma in another version) and more important, still do.
Con esta cantidad se podria llenar un cubo gigantesco, cuyo lado seria dos veces mayor que el pico mas alto del mundo, el Chomolungma o Everest.
Climbers, who prefer the southeastern route through Nepal that was taken by Sir Edmund Hillary, less travel the Tibetan side of Everest, or Mount Chomolungma in Tibetan.
A proibicao tambem se aplica a voos de aviao sobre os picos, um relato de um voo planejado sobre o Monte Everest, o sagrado Chomolungma (Vale dos Deuses) por dois avioes ingleses provocou grande comocao na India e no Tibet in 1934.