རྒྱ་མཚོ

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Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

རྒྱ (rgya, vast, broad) +‎ མཚོ (mtsho, lake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Old Tibetan: /*rɡʲa.mt͡sʰo/
  • Lhasa: /ca˩˧.t͡sʰo˥˥/, /cam˩˧.t͡sʰo˥˥/

Noun[edit]

རྒྱམཚོ (rgya mtsho)

  1. sea, ocean

Proper noun[edit]

རྒྱམཚོ (rgya mtsho)

  1. A unisex given name: Gyatso. It is the second word in the personal names of each Dalai Lama except for the first.