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U+0F5F, ཟ
TIBETAN LETTER ZA

[U+0F5E]
Tibetan
[U+0F60]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. Tibetan letter za

Dzongkha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-dz(j)a-k/n/t/s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

(z˚a)

  1. to eat
  2. to bear fruit

Kurtop[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *sej. Cognates include Dzongkha (za, to bear fruit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(za)

  1. fruit

References[edit]

  • G. Hyslop; K. Tshering; K. Lhendrup; P. Chhophyel (2016) Kurtöp-English-Dzongkha dictionary (draft), page 181
  • Gwendolyn Hyslop (2017) A grammar of Kurtöp, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 35

Sherpa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-dz(j)a-k/n/t/s.

Verb[edit]

(sa)

  1. to eat

References[edit]

  • Sherpa Dictionary by Nicolas Tournadre & al., Kathmandu 2009

Tibetan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *dza. Cognate with Chinese (OC *ʔsaʔ, *zaʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

(za) (nominal form ཟ་བ)

  1. (transitive) to eat, to have food
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

(za) (nominal form ཟ་བ)

  1. (intransitive) to itch, to become itchy
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

(za) (nominal form ཟ་བ)

  1. (intransitive) to appear, to arise
Conjugation[edit]