What does Tibetan mean?

Definitions for Tibetan
tɪˈbɛt nti·betan

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Tibetan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tibetannoun

    Himalayish language spoken in Tibet

  2. Tibetanadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Tibet

  3. Tibetanadjective

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

    "Tibetan monks"


  1. Tibetannoun

    A native of Tibet

  2. Tibetanadjective

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

  3. Tibetannoun

    A language of Tibet


  1. tibetan

    Tibetan generally refers to something that is associated with Tibet, an autonomous region located in China. It can refer to its people, language, culture, or religion. The dominant religion in Tibet is Tibetan Buddhism. The Tibetan language is spoken mainly in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and also in parts of India and Nepal. The term "Tibetan" might also refer to the various forms of art, literature, music, and philosophy associated with the region and its people. The Tibetan people are known for their rich cultural heritage and spiritual traditions.

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  1. tabinet

  2. bettina

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tibetan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tibetan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Tibetan in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Fisher:

    We’re taking over 2,000 prayer flags that have been dedicated over the last 5 years in honor of cancer patients locally in the United States to the base camp of Mt. Everest where we ’ll leave them to slowly disintegrate over time, tibetan’s believe if youhang them in the mountain high winds those winds will beat at them and the little threads [ that ] start to unravel from these flags are supposed to be a representation of strength, hope and wellbeing.

  2. Enes Kanter:

    My message to the Chinese government is' free Tibet,' under the Chinese government's brutal rule, Tibetan people's basic rights and freedoms are non-existent.

  3. Chen Quanguo:

    Resolutely draw a clear line between the 14th Dalai Lama and firmly reject all subversive separatist activities, tibetan Buddhism is at its best period of development in history and religious circles and believers enjoy full religious freedom.

  4. Tashi Phuntsok:

    It's not a political issue, but a religious one, and it concerns the fundamental way of Tibetan life.

  5. Samuel Turvey:

    Our analysis reveals that Chinese giant salamander species diverged between 3.1 and 2.4 million years ago, these dates correspond to a period of mountain formation in South China as the Tibetan Plateau rose rapidly, which could have isolated giant salamander populations and led to the evolution of distinct species in different landscapes.

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