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TibetanEdit

EtymologyEdit

རྒྱ (rgya, vast, broad) +‎ མཚོ (mtsho, lake).

PronunciationEdit

  • Old Tibetan: /*rɡʲa.mt͡sʰo/
  • Lhasa: /ca˩˧.t͡sʰo˥˥/, /cam˩˧.t͡sʰo˥˥/

NounEdit

རྒྱ་མཚོ (rgya mtsho)

  1. sea, ocean

Proper nounEdit

རྒྱ་མཚོ (rgya mtsho)

  1. A unisex given name: Gyatso. It is the second word in the personal names of each Dalai Lama except for the first.