Unit 2: Lexical, Syntactic & Case Marking Particles

Inscribed stones in Eastern Tibet.

In this unit, you will continue to learn about patterns in Classical Tibetan, with an introduction to several common lexical, syntactic, and case marking particles. It follows the presentation of these topics found in Chapter 10 of Translating Buddhism from Tibetan. Study that chapter carefully. Then, watch the lecture presentation below, memorize the chapter's vocabulary using Quizlet, practice the unit's exercises below, and use the reading sample below to work on your pronounciation.

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