- of or relating to Tibet, its inhabitants, or their language.
- a member of the people native to or inhabiting Tibet.
- the Sino-Tibetan language of Tibet, especially in its standard literary form.
Origin of Tibetan
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Examples from the Web for tibetan
Frank no longer has his convenient foil from The Lay of the Land, his Tibetan associate Mike Mahoney.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe
November 4, 2014
As Gyatso wrote in his letter, “Tibetan treasures of gold and silver have been looted under suppressive Chinese law.”Tibet’s Ticking Time Bomb
January 18, 2014
Lastly, President Obama should ask his counterpart what is driving young Tibetan monks and nuns to immolate themselves in protest.Obama, Don’t Let Xi Forget China’s Human Rights Record
June 8, 2013
The large vigilante squad turned out to consist largely of Tibetan Buddhist Sherpas.Violence on Everest
Peter Zuckerman, Amanda Padoan
May 2, 2013
There is a pill in Tibetan Buddhism that contains a lot of esoteric ingredients, some of which are bodily substances.How to Think With Your Gut
April 9, 2013
It was on the Tibetan pattern, with picturesque ornaments in blue.
The Tibetan woman is, nevertheless, far superior to the Tibetan man.
They helped us to get fuel, and brewed tea for me in Tibetan fashion.
The Tarjum then presented the doctor with a roll of Tibetan cloth.
It was quite sufficient for them to see a Tibetan to crumble into nothing.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Tibet, its people, or their language
- a native or inhabitant of Tibet
- the language of Tibet, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
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