ཆུ

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See also: ཆཱོ, , ཚི, , and ཚོ

Balti[edit]

Noun[edit]

ཆུ (čʰu)

  1. Tibetan-script spelling of چھو(water)

References[edit]

  • Peter C. Backstrom, and Carla F. Radloff Languages of northern areas: Sociolinguistic Survey of Northern Pakistan, 2 (1992; SIL) (notes that this form is used in all dialect areas)
  • R. K. Sprigg, Balti-English / English-Balti Dictionary: chu

Dzongkha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tsju (water, liquid, body fluid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ཆུ (chu)

  1. water
  2. urine
    Synonym: ཆབ་གསང་བསྡུསཔ (chab gsang bsdusp)

References[edit]


Ladakhi[edit]

Noun[edit]

ཆུ (chu)

  1. water
  2. river

References[edit]

  • August Hermann Francke, A Lower Ladakhi Version of the Kesar Saga
  • Bettina Zeisler, Sentence patterns and pattern variation in Ladakhi, in Linguistics of the Himalayas and Beyond

Sherpa[edit]

Noun[edit]

ཆུ (chu)

  1. water

References[edit]


Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tsju (water, liquid, body fluid). Compare Chinese (“ladle”), (“to pour”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

“water”
Plain ཆུ (chu)
Honorific ཆབ (chab)

ཆུ (chu)

  1. water
  2. river

Derived terms[edit]


Zangskari[edit]

Noun[edit]

ཆུ (chu)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Zanskari - English dictionary - Karsha au Zanskar