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.
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How to use Tibetan in a sentence
Tibetan society is divided into a “grid system” of five to 10 households, each with a nominated representative responsible for political activities forced to keep track of individuals via an integrated electronic system.How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia | CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI | July 12, 2021 | Time
Tens of thousands of Tibetan children have been sent away to residential schools where they are “paired” with Han teachers.How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia | CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI | July 12, 2021 | Time
Over the past two years, China has dramatically ramped up a similar program in provinces with Tibetan populations, taking children away to schools in other parts of the country.
Americans have long been interested in Tibet, he said, but the growing constituency of Tibetan Buddhist believers, including immigrants from Tibet, has given the United States more standing to object to how China treats Tibet.How the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation ended up in Congress’s $900 billion relief bill | Paul O'Donnell | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
If further research confirms that age estimate, it raises the likelihood that Denisovans survived on the Tibetan Plateau long enough to encounter the first humans to reach those heights as early as 40,000 years ago.The first Denisovan DNA outside Siberia unveils a long stint on the roof of the world | Bruce Bower | October 29, 2020 | Science News
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 | Tom LeClair | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Gyatso wrote in his letter, “Tibetan treasures of gold and silver have been looted under suppressive Chinese law.”
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 | Yang Jianli | June 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The large vigilante squad turned out to consist largely of Tibetan Buddhist Sherpas.
There is a pill in Tibetan Buddhism that contains a lot of esoteric ingredients, some of which are bodily substances.
On the way I shot two goa—Tibetan gazelle—with good heads, and horns over 14 inches long.
We rode through the fine limestone gorge behind the fort, shooting on the way several Tibetan partridge (Perdrix hodgsoni).
The Tibetan is always hospitable and will provide sheep, milk, cheese and butter almost everywhere.
Friendly relations had been established with the Tibetan officials and people wherever we went.
They sent a few years ago some young Tibetan boys to Rugby to be educated in different professions.
British Dictionary definitions for Tibetan
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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