ཀ་བ

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Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Sanskrit स्कम्भ (skambha, pillar; support; prop) (Hill, 2007). Compare Nepali खम्बा (khambā, pillar; pole), खामो (khāmo, pillar; post; stake; prop), Gujarati ખંભ (khambh, pillar), ખંભો (khambho, pillar), and Marathi खांब (khāmb, pillar; post).

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Noun[edit]

ཀ་བ (ka ba)

  1. pillar, column, pole, post