རྒྱ་གར

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Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From རྒྱ (rgya, extent, size; vastness; empire) + གར (gar) (variant of དཀར (dkar, white)), literally "white expanse, white empire". So named perhaps because its ancient inhabitants wore white clothing. Not related to གར (gar, dancing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Ü-Tsang
    • (Lhasa) IPA(key): /ca˩˩ kaː˥˦/

Proper noun[edit]

རྒྱགར (rgya gar)

  1. India

See also[edit]