Tibetan character notes

Updated 4 December, 2020

This page lists characters in the following Unicode blocks and gathers information about them from various sources.

See also the companion document, Tibetan, for a summary of the Tibetan script and its use for the Tibetan language.

Phonetic transcriptions should be treated as an approximate guide, only. Many are more phonemic than phonetic, and there may be variations depending on the source of the transcription.

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  1. [ d ] Peter T. Daniels and William Bright, The World's Writing Systems, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-507993-0
  2. [ du ] Tony Duff, Word Tibetan 5.1, Tibetan for Word, for Windows and the Macintosh
  3. [ l ] The Tibetan Language Student
  4. [ f ] Formatting rules for Tibetan text
  5. [ t ] Transliteration & Transcription Systems for Tibetan & Himalayan Languages
  6. [ u ] The Unicode Standard v6.3, Tibetan.