What does lhasa apso mean?

Definitions for lhasa apsoˈæp soʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lhasa, Lhasa apso(noun)

    a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs


  1. Lhasa apso(Noun)

    A dog of that breed.

  2. Lhasa apso(Adjective)

    A particular breed of dog.

  3. Origin: ལྷ་ས +


  1. Lhasa Apso

    The Lhasa Apso is a non-sporting dog breed originating in Tibet. It was bred as an interior sentinel in the Buddhist monasteries, who alerted the monks to any intruders who entered. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet and apso is a word in the Tibetan language meaning "bearded", so, Lhasa Apso simply means "long-haired Lhasa dog," although there are also some who claim that the word "apso" is a corruption of the Tibetan word "rapso," meaning "goat-like", which would make the equivalent translation "wooly Lhasa dog."


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lhasa apso in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lhasa apso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. lhasa apsolhasa apsolhasa apso

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