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Alternate names
Bhotia, Dbus, Dbusgtsang, Phoke, Tibetan, U, Wei, Weizang, Zang, Bod, Central Tibetan, Pohbetian, Poke, Skad, Tebilian, Tibate, Bod Skad, Zang Wen
Dbus, Deqing Zang, Gtsang, Mngahris, Aba, Dartsemdo, Dru, Hanniu, Kongbo, Nganshuenkuan, Panakha-Panags, Paurong, Diaspora Tibetan, Utsang (Lhasa, Ngari, Tsang, Anshuenkuan Nyarong, Batang, Tatsienlu)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Tibetan.

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Other countries where this language is used



Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
BabelStone Phags-pa Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
INDOLIPI for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards
Jason Glavy's Asian Font Page Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Tibetan, Central Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboards for Tibetan Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Tibetan Use & History
Phags-pa and Tibetan Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Rich Felker's Tibetan Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
TCRC Youtso Unicode Font for Tibetan Fonts & Keyboards
THL Tibetan Font Fonts & Keyboards
Tibetan Fonts and Word-Processing Packages Fonts & Keyboards
Tibetan TeX Font Fonts & Keyboards
Tsampa Keyboard Font Fonts & Keyboards
Xenotype Unicode Language Kits Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Creating and Supporting OpenType Fonts for Tibetan Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Dzongkha Tools for Unicode - Dzongkha Development Commission web page
Elements of the Tibetan Writing System - Chris Fynn web page
Essentials of Modern Literary Tibetan book
Ethnologue entry for Tibetan - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Tibetan - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
How to write the Tibetan script - Chris Fynn web page
ISO 639-3 page for Tibetan - ISO 639-3 web page
Jomolhari font - Chris Fynn web page
Learn Tibetan - reocities web page
MultiTree entry for Tibetan - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Tibetan - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - Tibetan written with the Tibetan script - web page
SIL Archive for Tibetan - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Tibetan character notes - web page
Tibetan character picker - Ishida apps web page
Tibetan script notes - web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Tibetan - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

These are unmet needs for fonts, keyboards, other software and language information.

There are no needs currently listed for this language.

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