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Tibetan is a language spoken by approximately 6 million people across the Tibetan Plateau. It belongs to the Tibeto-Burman group, which itself belongs to the Sino-Tibetan (or Sino-Thai) family. Spoken Tibetan includes dozens of regional dialects and sub-dialects which, in many cases, are not mutually intelligible. The classical written form is a major regional literary language, particularly in use in Buddhist literature. Tibetan is written with an Indic script, but this Freelang dictionary uses a romanized transcription.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the Tibetan-English and the English-Tibetan lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Tibetan > English: 3,798 words
English > Tibetan: 2,535 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: September 2, 2008
2. Click here to download the program (2.21 mb)
3. Click here to download the Tibetan word list (449.08 kb)
4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.
Do you want to learn Tibetan? You could begin by reading this good introduction to the language by Wikipedia. The Tibetan Language Student, with a lot of information about grammar, and many sentences translated and explained, is probably the most comprehensive website to learn Tibetan for free.