January 09, 2014

ཀྱེ་མ།

In the word kye ma (“oh! alas!”), ma is “mother,” and kye is something like “oh.” In modern Tibetan and also in Tshangs-lha, one would say instead “a ma!” (as an exclamation).  


2 comments:

  1. Oh mama! Never thought of that! And what do you do with E-ma-ho?

    Hey mama Ho?

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