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adjective adverbs affix angka annexed auxiliary chhe Chhu chik chok clause colloquial compound dative dd-wa dhang dhdrung dhe-la dhende Di-ka di-la Di-pa Dorje English expressed frequently Genitive gerund ghang Gompa gyakpa gyuk heard honorific horse ihik IMPERATIVE MOOD Imperfect Tense jhung jhye'pa jhyi khau-a Kho-la Khorang khur khye Khyi khyim Khyo Kusho Ladak Lama letter Lhasa meaning mindu monastery nang ro nang-la Ngd-la Ngdi Ngdrang Ngdrang-ghi Ngdrang-la noun nyen Nyingma nyong o-go ordinary p'ep participle particle phrases postposition pronoun rang-ghi rendered ro nang Rudok Sampa sect sentence shik shok Sikkim snow song sounded styled substantive syllable t'ong tanda tang tense Tibet Tibetan ts'o Tukpa verb verbal root vowel words yo'pa yo'pe yong
Page 172 - Jangthang is coated by a short succulent grass, which from May to August covers the undulations with the softest of green carpets, extending far away, and visible for even 50 or 60 miles in the clear crisp atmosphere prevailing. But beyond the abundant grass, nothing else will grow on this high land ; there is no wood or scrub of any kind for fuel ; and, in a word, the products of the earth are solely suited for graminivorous animals, which run wild in enormous numbers, as the yak, goat, sheep, deer,...
Page 172 - ... eastwards, rapidly losing its characteristics and merging into the cultivated lands of China. Its length is about 1,500 miles, and in area it is some 480,000 sq.
Page 172 - It is said the grass docs seed, and most probably is propagated chiefly by that means; but other seeds, as of wheat or barley, though they germinate and produce fodder for cattle, yield...
Page 131 - Wherever он occurs in these pages it will be best understood (when spoken by Englishmen) if it is sounded merely aa к. Thus ghang " what," may be conveniently pronounced kang ; ghá-ра, " where/
Page 195 - Also, made np of three colours, red, yellow, and blue, arranged flounce-like one above the other, with a white flounce between each colour; and placed on tops of poles which are planted in the ground near temples and chhortens.
Page 192 - Ta-tt'ang : special schools or " chairs " established within the larger monasteries, for the teaching of particular doctrines and generally endowed with property, land, Ac. P*«fc: a recluse's cave, often inaccessible to outsiders, and usually such caverns are found together in a colony styled Ri-('<>i Name also given to any set of hermits' cells, not necessarily caverns.
Page 195 - Closed in at top where it narrows so as to be often almost like a shut umbrella, and sometimes surmounted by metal trident.