Definition of Tibetan

1. Noun. Himalayish language spoken in Tibet.

Generic synonyms: Himalayish



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Tibet or its people or their language. "Tibetan monks"
Partainyms: Tibet
Derivative terms: Tibet

3. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Tibet.
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic

Definition of Tibetan

1. Adjective. Pertaining to Tibet, the Tibetan people, culture, or language. ¹

2. Noun. A native of Tibet ¹

3. Proper noun. A language of Tibet ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Tibetan Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tibetan

Tianjin preserved vegetable
Tiare
Tiarella
Tiarella cordifolia
Tiarella unifoliata
Tibbie
Tibby
Tiber
Tiberian
Tiberias
Tiberius
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus
Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Augustus
Tibet
Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibetan
Tibetan Autonomous Region
Tibetan Buddhism
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiffs
Tibetan antelope
Tibetan fox
Tibetan foxes
Tibetan mastiff
Tibetan script
Tibetan terrier
Tibetans
Tibeto-
Tibeto-Burman
Tibeto-Burman language

Literary usage of Tibetan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"After the lease is settled, the sites shall be verified by the Chinese and tibetan Officers of the Municipal Office conjointly with the British Trade Agent. ..."

2. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"After the lease is settled, the sites shall be verified by the Chinese and tibetan Officers of the Municipal Office conjointly with the British Trade Agent. ..."

3. Introduction to the Study of Language: A Critical Survey of the History and by Berthold Delbrück (1882)
"A tibetan-ENGLISH DICTIONARY. With special reference to the prevailing dialects; to which is added an English-tibetan Vocabulary. ..."

4. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1889)
"tibetan is probably the official language of the district. It seems to be an open question how far the tibetan boundary extends towards the Mishmi country. ..."

5. The Jummoo and Kashmir Territories: A Geographical Account by Frederic Drew (1875)
"THE tibetan. Of the varieties of the tibetan language spoken in these ... The tibetan has been so thoroughly studied that the best thing I can do here is to ..."

6. A Catalogue of the Library of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Library (1845)
"A Grammar of the tibetan Language, in English. 4to. Calcutta, 1834 Georgii (AA), ... A Dictionary of the tibetan and English Languages. 4to. ..."

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