[INDOLOGY] Dear Colleagues

Artur Karp karp at uw.edu.pl
Fri Apr 1 03:01:46 EDT 2016


Dear Matthew,

aren't there some diacritical marks over the transliterated vowels?

Regards,

Artur

2016-04-01 8:52 GMT+02:00 Matthew Kapstein <mkapstei at uchicago.edu>:

> Dear Artur,
>
> If by "formal dzongkha transliteration" you mean the literary spelling, in
> these cases the spellings used
> correspond with those of choeke (chos skad), what we call Classical
> Tibetan:
>
> 1. Memorial Chorten (Thimphu): thim phu mchod rten
> 2. Trashigang Monastery: bkra shis sgang dgon pa (though Bhutanese usage
> often favors lha khang, "temple,"
> instead of dgon pa)
> 3. Wangchukling Palace: dbang phyug gling pho brang
> 4. Chhukha Dzong: chu kha rdzong
>
> hope this helps,
> Matthew
>
>
> Matthew Kapstein
> Directeur d'études,
> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
>
> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
> The University of Chicago
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>
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