རིན་པོ་ཆེ

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Tibetan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

རིན (rin, value, price) +‎ པོ་ཆེ (po che, big kind of; intensifying or emphatic suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Old Tibetan: /*rin.po.t͡ɕʰe/
  • Lhasa: /ʐim˩˧.pu˥˥.t͡ɕʰiˑ/, /ʐĩ˩˧.po˥˥.t͡ɕʰeˑ/

Noun[edit]

རིནཔོཆེ (rin po che)

  1. precious substance, jewel, gem
  2. rinpoche (honorific Buddhist title)

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