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TibetanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-bəj-n/k (to give). Cognate with Chinese (OC *pids, “to give”), (OC *mpin, “gift; to present a gift”), and Burmese ပေး (pe:).

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སྦྱིན (sbyin) (nominal form སྦྱིན་པ)

  1. (transitive) to give, to bestow, to contribute, to offer, to make a present of
  2. (transitive) to add, to supplement, to sum up
  3. (transitive) to feed, to give to eat

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