ལྕགས

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Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *ltjags, from *lʎjags (via fortition), from *l̥jags, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *hljak (iron). Perhaps a loanword from Old Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Ü-Tsang
    • (Lhasa) IPA(key): /t͡ɕaʔ⁵³/
  • Khams
    • (Batang) IPA(key): /t͡ɕɑʔ⁵³/
    • (Dege) IPA(key): /t͡ɕɑʔ⁵³/
  • Amdo
    • (Zeku) IPA(key): /rt͡ɕak/, /ht͡ɕaɡ/, /ɣʑe/
    • (Bla-Brang) IPA(key): /ht͡ɕak/

Noun[edit]

ལྕགས (lcags)

  1. iron

Derived terms[edit]