Tibetan
noun Date: 1822 1. a member of the predominant people of Tibet and adjacent areas of Asia; also the Tibeto-Burman language of the Tibetan people 2. a native inhabitant of Tibet • Tibetan adjective

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  • Tibetan — can refer to: *Of or relating to Tibet *Tibetan people, an ethnic group *Tibetan language *Tibetan script, a writing system *Tibetan art *Tibetan culture *Tibetan food *Tibetan Spaniel dog breed *Tibetan Mastiff dog breed *Tibetan Buddhism …   Wikipedia

  • tibetan — TIBETÁN, Ă, tibetani, e, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) din Tibet. – Din fr. tibétain. Trimis de ana zecheru, 23.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  tibetán adj. m., pl. tibetáni; f …   Dicționar Român

  • Tibetan — [ti bet′ n] adj. of Tibet or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a member of a Mongolian people native to, and forming the majority of the population of, Tibet 2. the Tibeto Burman language of this people 3. any person born or living in Tibet …   English World dictionary

  • Tibetan — /ti bet n/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Tibet, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a member of the native Mongolian race of Tibet. 3. the Sino Tibetan language of Tibet, esp. in its standard literary form. Also, Thibetan. [1740 50; TIBET +… …   Universalium

  • Tibetan — [[t]tɪbe̱t(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ Tibetans 1) ADJ Tibetan means belonging or relating to Tibet, or to its people, language, or culture. 2) N COUNT A Tibetan is a Tibetan citizen or a person of Tibetan origin. 3) N COUNT Tibetan is a language spoken by… …   English dictionary

  • Tibetan — noun 1》 a native of Tibet or a person of Tibetan descent. 2》 the Sino Tibetan language of Tibet. adjective relating to Tibet, its people, or their language …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tibetan — Ti•bet•an [[t]tɪˈbɛt n[/t]] n. 1) peo a native or inhabitant of Tibet 2) peo a Tibeto Burman language comprising a broad range of dialects spoken in Tibet and adjacent parts of S and E Asia 3) peo a member of any Tibetan speaking ethnic group 4)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Tibetan — 1. adjective Pertaining to Tibet, the Tibetan people, culture, or language. 2. noun a) A native of Tibet b) A language of Tibet …   Wiktionary

  • Tibetan — adj. Tibetan is used with these nouns: ↑Buddhism, ↑Buddhist, ↑monastery, ↑monk …   Collocations dictionary

  • Tibetan — n. Sino Tibetan language spoken in Tibet n. native or resident of Tibet adj. of or from Tibet; pertaining to Tibet …   English contemporary dictionary

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