ལྡག་པ

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Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ལྡག (ldag) +‎ (pa), the former from an earlier *C-ljag (C = prefix, likely the homorganic prenasalisation prefix -), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m/s/g-ljak (to lick). Related to ལྕེ (lce, tongue), ལྗགས (ljags, (polite) tongue) and Burmese လျက် (lyak, to lick).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Ü-Tsang
    • (Lhasa) IPA(key): /taʔ¹³/
  • Khams
    • (Batang) IPA(key): /ɕoʔ²³¹/, /dɑʔ⁵³/
    • (Dege) IPA(key): /dʐi⁵³/
  • Amdo
    • (Zeku) IPA(key): /daɡ/, /doɡ/, /rdak/
    • (Bla-Brang) IPA(key): /hdak/

Verb[edit]

ལྡག (ldag pa)

  1. to lick, to lap

Conjugation[edit]