Description: Dictionary Tibetan-English with 11,000 entries
plus further 11,000 translations
Important note on displaying Tibetan characters:
In order to correctly display Tibetan characters you have to
- set your browser’s encoding to „Unicode“ (UTF-8)
- install a Tibetan font. On Ubuntu Linux this is done by:
sudo apt-get install fonts-tibetan-machine
How was the dictionary created?
The dictionary was manually compiled by a native speaker of Tibetan. Starting point was a corpus-derived list of high-frequent English content words.
Please note that the current version of the dictionary does not contain any grammatical information (like for instance part of speech).
You can’t obtain a licence any longer.
Dictionary tibetan-english online
In 2018 the Oriental Institut of Prague will publish the dictionary online.
You can find interesting information about the Tibetan region Amdo in the book „Mapping Amdo: Dynamics of Change.“