The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Tibetan

4 Words Listed


Tibetan Language Notes

Tibetan is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Tibet, Nepal and North India.


WordMeaningNotes
lama   A Buddhist monk. Tibet's spiritual leader is the 'Dalai Lama'.
sherpa eastern dweller Ethnic group from the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet.
yak   Long haired Himalayan domesticated ox.
yeti   Sherpa name for the mythical Abominable Snowman.

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