Definitions for tibetantɪˈbɛt n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ti•bet•antɪˈbɛt n(n.)

  1. a native or inhabitant of Tibet.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a Tibeto-Burman language comprising a broad range of dialects spoken in Tibet and adjacent parts of S and E Asia.

    Category: Peoples

  3. a member of any Tibetan-speaking ethnic group.

    Category: Peoples

  4. (adj.)of or pertaining to Tibet, its inhabitants, or Tibetan.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Tibetan:

1740–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tibetan(noun)

    Himalayish language spoken in Tibet

  2. Tibetan(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Tibet

  3. Tibetan(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Tibet or its people or their language

    "Tibetan monks"

Wiktionary

  1. Tibetan(Noun)

    A native of Tibet

  2. Tibetan(Adjective)

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

  3. Tibetan(ProperNoun)

    A language of Tibet

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