Grammar of the Tibetan language, literary and colloquial; by Herbert Bruce Hannah

By Herbert Bruce Hannah

Grammar of the Tibetan language literary and colloquial. В книге широко представлена литературная и разговорная грамматика тибетского языка.

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IS effect of subjoining the The tone, 0^" to raise and emphasize the AH pronounced Pronounced 3' Examples or is and to make the sound more compact. 3' 3' §' §' U' : —J]^'^^' Cj 53' ^^ , La'kor, Cipher, such as Serpent-demon ; Lung, Wind — The o, the abbreviated is §j^'^' Lob-pa, moon To ; ; ^*5|* ; 9n<3j'^' 3^^* ^^'^^' Len-pa, h a-ma. Lama ; learn, teach. sixteen consonants to which 5J'§^' Wa-s^ur, in the form op A-w A, Month, jkZi' OJ* i)a.

Za, NetUe. < ^' Ra, < merely vowel inherent in or quali- Oh/ ^' Ka, nj'^' is <| ^"cB' < Ra-cho, Horn, sting. (g=^'^' T'Ad-RA, or T'a'-ra, Hartshorn. Thus : — TIBETAN GRAMMAR. 20 0^^' LS-WA, A species of deer. Sha, Flood, high water. ^fl' < ^*^' Sha-wa, Deer. Sha-p'o, Stag^ buck. •fl^' hind. ^'^' Sha-mo, Doe, Sha-t'u', Young deer. •^'3^* ^ < WA-:iuR also is used to represent the sound of wa^ as found in old Tibetan literature, and Ex ancient foreign languages. ^^^' HwA, : and other — Sugared medicine like lozenges (old Tibetan).

Romanized Remarks. Equivalent. Short, hard and t^ Ex. plained. compact, as already expsj^' K'am, Empire, Realm. Pronounced, as regards the vowel-sound, exactly like that of the English word Come. ^' differs from in that the latter Q^' long, slow and I^* uttered forcibly. is Long, like Order, emanation, gentle a in English Gommavd ; Ex. far. f^^54* La, is a while R^^' K*a, A courteous expression. Long, like a of grass ; Ex. ^'•^' KS-sha, in far. ^'^^'§'^' Ta-le-la-ma A sort Dalai , i^ama, or Gya-warim-po-ch'e; §'5^' L'a-sa.

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