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From Tibetan ཏཱ་ལའི་བླ་མ (tā la'i bla ma), compound of Mongolian ᠳᠠᠯᠠᠢ (dalai, ocean) + Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma, lama).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdælaɪ ˈlɑːmə/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɑːlaɪ ˈlɑːmə/

NounEdit

Dalai Lama (plural Dalai Lamas)

  1. (Tibetan Buddhism) The supreme head of Tibetan Buddhism, believed to be an incarnation of Avalokitesvara, and considered the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people.

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Dalai Lama m (genitive Dalai Lamas, plural Dalai Lamas)

  1. Dalai Lama (head of Tibetan Buddhism)

Further readingEdit

  • Dalai Lama” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon