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Word "flag" in Tibetan (Standard)

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དར་


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Overview

Here are the various words related to flags used in Tibetan:

  • Dar (དར་): flag
  • Baden (ba dan, བ་དན་): multi-tailed banner
  • Chardar (’phyar dar, འཕྱར་དར): long prayer flag
  • Darcha (dar cha, དར་ཆ་): banner
  • Darchen (dar chen, དར་ཆེན་): big prayer flag
  • Darchog (dar lcog, དར་ལྕོག་): vertical prayer flag
  • Darshing (dar shing, དར་ཤིང་): hoist
  • Dartsön (dar tshon, དར་ཚོན་): colored pennants or ribbons
  • Dungdar (mdung dar, མདུང་དར་): spear-flag, a triangular pennant flown on a spear
  • Gyeldar (rgyal dar, རྒྱལ་དར་): national flag
  • Lungta (rlung rta, རླུང་རྟ་): prayer flag, named from the windhorse which appears on it
  • Magdar (dmag dar, དམག་དར་): military flag
  • Rudar (ru dar, རུ་དར་): banner, a triangular standard or pennant for a military unit
  • Weldar (dbal dar, དབལ་དར་): hero’s flag, a triangular flag mostly found on deities’ apparel
Corentin Chamboredon, 06 Feb 2016

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Word " དར་ "

Word:
དར་
Transliteration:
dar
Script:
Tibetan
Etym. family:
(uniques)
Meaning:
flag
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Word " བ་དན་ "

Word:
བ་དན་
Transliteration:
baden
Script:
Tibetan
Etym. family:
*pataka
Meaning:
multi-tailed banner

The word "baden" apparently comes from the Sanskrit word pataka (flag / pennon / emblem).
Corentin Chamboredon, 06 Feb 2016


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