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THL Simplified Phonetic Transcription of Standard Tibetan
by David Germano and Nicolas Tournadre
December 12, 2003
Section 12 of 13

List of Exceptions

This is a list of words (in Tibetan alphabetical order) whose phonetic transliteration does not follow the rules described above (please contact THL with words that should be listed here but are not).

  • skyabs ’gro > kyamdro
  • dga’ ldan > Ganden
  • rgyal rtse > Gyantsé
  • chab mdo > Chamdo
  • rta mgrin > Tamdrin
  • rten ’brel > temdrel
  • rdo rje > Dorjé
  • dpal ldan > Penden
  • bla brang > labrang
  • ’bras ljongs > Drenjong
  • ’bri ru > Biru
  • sbra nag zhol > Banakzhöl
  • me mda’ > menda
  • lam ’bras > lamdré
  • lha rje > lharjé
  • lha bris pa > lhapripa
  • a mdo > Amdo
  • u rgyan > Urgyen
  • o rgyan > Orgyen
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THL Simplified Phonetic Transcription of Standard Tibetan, by David Germano