དགེ་བཤེས

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Dzongkha[edit]

Noun[edit]

དགེ་བཤེས ([translit?])

  1. Buddhist scholar
  2. learned Buddhist teacher
  3. philosopher
  4. person who holds a PhD degree
  5. person who holds a (Tibetan) Geshe academic degree

Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

དགེ (dge, virtue, merit) +‎ བཤེས (bshes, friend).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

དགེ་བཤེས (dge bshes)

  1. geshe (title for a Tibetan Buddhist monk)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: geshe
  • Dzongkha: དགེ་བཤེས (dge bshes)