Tibetan


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Ti·bet·an

 (tĭ-bĕt′n)
adj.
Of or relating to Tibet, the Tibetans, or their language or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Tibet.
b. A member of a traditionally Buddhist people constituting the predominant ethnic population of Tibet and neighboring regions in China, Bhutan, and Nepal, with large displaced populations in India.
2. The Tibeto-Burman language of the Tibetans.
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Tibetan

(tɪˈbɛtən)
adj
(Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Tibet, its people, or their language
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Tibet
2. (Languages) the language of Tibet, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
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Ti•bet•an

(tɪˈbɛt n)
n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Tibet.
2. a Tibeto-Burman language comprising a broad range of dialects spoken in Tibet and adjacent parts of S and E Asia.
3. a member of any Tibetan-speaking ethnic group.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Tibet, its inhabitants, or Tibetan.
[1740–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tibetan - Himalayish language spoken in TibetTibetan - Himalayish language spoken in Tibet
Himalayish - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Tibet and Nepal and Bhutan and Sikkim
2.Tibetan - a native or inhabitant of Tibet
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Adj.1.Tibetan - of or relating to or characteristic of Tibet or its people or their language; "Tibetan monks"
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Translations
Tibeťantibetskýtibetština
tibetanertibetansk
tiibetiläinentiibetin kieli
tibétaintibétaine
तिब्बती
Tibetanactibetanski
チベットのチベット人チベット語
티베트 사람티베트어티베트의
tibetantibetansktibetanska
ชาวธิเบตที่เกี่ยวกับประเทศธิเบตภาษาธิเบต
người Tây Tạngthuộc vùng/người/tiếng Tây Tạngtiếng Tây Tạng

Tibetan

[tɪˈbetən]
A. ADJtibetano
B. N
1. (= person) → tibetano/a m/f
2. (Ling) → tibetano m
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Tibetan

[tɪˈbɛtən]
adjtibétain(e)
n
(= person) → Tibétain(e) m/f
(= language) → tibétain m
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Tibetan

adjtibetanisch, tibetisch; he is Tibetaner ist Tibeter
n
Tibeter(in) m(f), → Tibetaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Tibetisch nt
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Tibetan

[tɪˈbɛtn]
1. adjtibetano/a
2. n (person) → tibetano/a; (language) → tibetano
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Tibetan

اللغة التيبتية, تِيبيتيّ Tibeťan, tibetský, tibetština tibetaner, tibetansk Tibeter, Tibetisch Θιβετιανά, Θιβετιανός tibetano tiibetiläinen, tiibetin kieli tibétain Tibetanac, tibetanski tibetano チベットの, チベット人, チベット語 티베트 사람, 티베트어, 티베트의 Tibetaan, Tibetaans tibetaner, tibetansk język tybetański, Tybetańczyk, tybetański tibetano тибетец, тибетский, тибетский язык tibetan, tibetansk, tibetanska ชาวธิเบต, ที่เกี่ยวกับประเทศธิเบต, ภาษาธิเบต Tibet, Tibetçe, Tibetli người Tây Tạng, thuộc vùng/người/tiếng Tây Tạng, tiếng Tây Tạng 藏语, 西藏人, 西藏的
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