Dalai Lama

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Tibetan ཏཱ་ལའི་བླ་མ (tā la'i bla ma), compound of Mongolian далай (dalaj, ocean) + Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma, lama).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dælaɪˈlɑːmə/
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Noun[edit]

Dalai Lama (plural Dalai Lamas)

  1. (Tibetan Buddhism) The supreme head of Tibetan Buddhism, believed to be an incarnation of Avalokitesvara, and considered the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people.

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Noun[edit]

Dalai Lama m (genitive Dalai Lamas, plural Dalai Lamas)

  1. head of Tibetan Buddhism; Dalai Lama

External links[edit]

  • Dalai Lama” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon