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Den moderna standard Tibetan bygger på Lhasa dialekten. Den använder det tibetanska alfabetet och har tre uppsättnings regler beroende på om du talar i vardagligt bruk, i en formell, mer artig inställning eller använder den i ett religiöst sammanhang. uTalk kommer till hjärtat av språket och hjälper dig att börja använda det på nolltid.

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Fun facts about Tibetan

Tibetans show politeness by sticking their tongues out at each other. This shows they have no evil thoughts.

Tibetan has its own numerals, such as ༤ (four), ༥ (five) and ༦ (six).

The affectionate term of endearment nyingdu-la literally means 'most honoured poison of my heart'.

Standard written Tibetan, rather like French, has many silent letters. "Language" is spelled "skad" but pronounced "ke". The word "lama" is actually spelled "blama"!

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