Tibetan

Tibetan translation services

Classification

Sino-Tibetan > Tibetic

Script

Tibetan

Text direction

Left-to-right

Speakers

1 million

Other names

Official language

Tibet/China, Nepal

Interesting Fact

In written Tibetan, words are divided into syllables, with dots in between.

Profile

Tibetic languages are a group of mutually and non-mutually intelligible languages within the Sino-Tibetan language group. They hold official status in China, Tibet and Nepal.

It is estimated that there are over 200 Tibetan dialects. Of these, Standard Tibetan, based on the variety spoken in Lhasa, is the most widely spoken. Tibetan is most similar to Burmese.

Tibetan has some unusual occupations; a sunba is someone who looks after irrigation canals and a gardziiba is an astrologist or a person in charge of the cups and dishes during parties.

Services offered for this language

Translation / Transcreation / Subtitling / Localization / Adaptation / Copywriting / Authoring / Proofreading / Revision / Editing / Translation quality assurance / Terminology / Linguistic validation / Glossary creation / Dubbing / Voice-overs / Transcription / Typesetting / Simultaneous interpreting / Consecutive interpreting / Conference interpreting / Telephone interpreting / Public service interpreting / Interpreting equipment hire / Foreign language consulting

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