དོམ

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TibetanEdit

Ursus thibetanus

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *d-wam ‎(bear), with preemption of the root initial by the prefix.

PronunciationEdit

  • Ü-Tsang
    • (Lhasa) IPA(key): /tʰom¹³/
  • Khams
  • Amdo
  • Dzongkha–Lhokä
    • (Dzongkha) IPA(key): /dʱomᴸ/

NounEdit

དོམ ‎(dom)

  1. bear; in particular, the Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus)
  2. (archaic) debt

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