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Title: A Problem of 'Synonyms' in the Tibetan Language: Bsgom Pa and Goms Pa
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Alex Wayman
One Sentence Summary: In this article, Waymen compares the meanings of two Tibetan words, bsgom pa and goms pa.

Description: In this article, Wayman compares two Tibetan words, bsgom pa and goms pa. While the two terms have similar meanings in some contexts, they are not always interchangeable. Wayman looks at the uses of the two terms in translating Sanskrit works into Tibetan as well as consulting several Tibetan dictionaries. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-02)

Publisher Place: Bloomington
Publisher: The Tibet Society
Normalized publisher place: Bloomington, IN
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1987
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jts/JTS_07_04.pdf
Subject: goms pa
bsgom pa
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Language and Linguistics -- Linguistics
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Language and Linguistics -- Translation
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Language and Linguistics -- Dictionaries -- Tibetan Dictionaries
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Journal of the Tibet Society -- Vol. 7 (1987)
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Language: English
Source: The Journal of the Tibet Society
Source Editor: Elliot Sperling, 1951-
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 7
Source Page Numbers: 51-56
Start Date: 1981
End Date: 1988
Frequency of publication: Annually
ISBN/ISSN: 7351364

Means of availability: Articles are available online within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

Associated Information: The Tibetan text for several passages cited in this article were printed in the following issue of the Journal of the Tibet Society under the title: Addendum to Alex Wayman "A Problem of 'Synonyms' in the Tibetan Language: Bsgom Pa and Goms Pa".

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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-16 09:02:28
Date Record Checked: 2005-12-17
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-21 14:56:42
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