Tibet Online
|        Home      |        Message        |        Tibet Today        |        History & Truth        |        About Tibet        |        Documents        |        Photo        |        Video        |
   Position :Tibet Online > Tibet Today > Culture
Tibetan language receives new words, terminologies
    Date:04-17-2017 Source:Xinhuanet Author:    

April 17,2017--A total of 154 new words and terms have been given standardized Tibetan equivalents, local authorities in northwest China's Qinghai Province said Sunday.

New words related to politics, economy and technology such as "e-commerce," "car-hailing App," "digital economy" and "Internet plus" have been translated into Tibetan, according to the province's Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee.

"It is important that we translate new words and terms into accurate Tibetan," said Me-Tsering, an official with the committee. "So that new words can be used and understood."

Qinghai started a project to collect and translate new vocabulary in 1999. About 8,100 emerging words and terms were have been translated since the project began.

Tibetan is one of the most ancient languages in China, dating back to the seventh century. Beside Tibet Autonomous Region, Tibetan-speaking people also live in parts of Qinghai, Sichuan, Yunnan and Gansu provinces.

 Related News:
Tibet Online
 Photo more>>>
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——Whit...
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——Appr...
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——Furb...
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——A Sm...
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——Farm...
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——Pura...
·《Tibet Short Documentaries》——A Yo...
 Editors' Picks
·Over 100,000 Tibetan antelopes migrate for lambing
·Tibetan delegation visits Australia
·"Litaqin" ceremony held in Tibet's Tsurphu Monastery
·Tibetan delegation visits South Korea
·Tibetan cultural exchange delegation visits Denmark
Tibet Online

Address:3/F, C Tower, RECREO International Centre, 8 Wangjing East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, PRC
Copyright China Intercontinental Communication Co., Ltd All Rights Reserved.