དོམ

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Tibetan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *d-wam (bear), with preemption of the root initial by the prefix.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Ü-Tsang
    • (Lhasa) IPA(key): /tʰom¹³/
  • Khams
    • (Batang) IPA(key): /tɑ̃¹³/
    • (Dege) IPA(key): /toŋ¹³/
  • Amdo
  • Dzongkha–Lhokä
    • (Dzongkha) IPA(key): /dʱomᴸ/

Noun[edit]

དོམ (dom)

  1. bear; in particular, the Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus)
  2. (archaic) debt

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