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松赞干布

English translation: Songtsan Gampo

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Chinese term or phrase:松赞干布
English translation:Songtsan Gampo
Entered by: Jason Ma
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13:04 Nov 10, 2007
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Journalism
Chinese term or phrase: 松赞干布
太宗允以宗室女文成公主许嫁松赞干布
fortune9001
Local time: 14:30
Songtsan Gampo
Explanation:
Please see reference for details.

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Note added at 36 mins (2007-11-10 13:40:40 GMT)
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Also in another spellin system:
Srong-brtsan-sgam-po
as in:
http://www.britannica.com/eb/topic-562038/article-9069322


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Note added at 43 mins (2007-11-10 13:47:18 GMT)
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Sorry for typo: spelling instead of spellin :D

In English Tibetan names are transcribed in two ways:
1 Transliteration according to Tibetan spelling
2 Transcription according to pronunciation

That's why we have two versions here. I hope someone speaks Tibetan could offer his/her suggestion here.

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Note added at 47 mins (2007-11-10 13:51:10 GMT)
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Srong-brtsan-sgam-po 松赞干布

Tibetan king (crowned 629) who extended his dominion to include Nepal and parts of India and China and whose reign marked the beginning of recorded history in Tibet. He commissioned a court scholar to create the Tibetan written language using an Indo-European model for the script. Because two of his wives, a Nepalese and a Chinese princess, were Buddhists, he is credited by lama historians with...

http://www.britannica.com/eb/topic-562038/article-9069322
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Jason Ma
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Local time: 14:30
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4 +1Songtsan Gampo
Jason Ma


  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Songtsan Gampo


Explanation:
Please see reference for details.

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Note added at 36 mins (2007-11-10 13:40:40 GMT)
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Also in another spellin system:
Srong-brtsan-sgam-po
as in:
http://www.britannica.com/eb/topic-562038/article-9069322


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 43 mins (2007-11-10 13:47:18 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Sorry for typo: spelling instead of spellin :D

In English Tibetan names are transcribed in two ways:
1 Transliteration according to Tibetan spelling
2 Transcription according to pronunciation

That's why we have two versions here. I hope someone speaks Tibetan could offer his/her suggestion here.

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Note added at 47 mins (2007-11-10 13:51:10 GMT)
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Srong-brtsan-sgam-po 松赞干布

Tibetan king (crowned 629) who extended his dominion to include Nepal and parts of India and China and whose reign marked the beginning of recorded history in Tibet. He commissioned a court scholar to create the Tibetan written language using an Indo-European model for the script. Because two of his wives, a Nepalese and a Chinese princess, were Buddhists, he is credited by lama historians with...

http://www.britannica.com/eb/topic-562038/article-9069322



    Reference: http://english.cctv.com/program/travelogue/20050831/100706.s...
Jason Ma
China
Local time: 14:30
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  pkchan: Srong-btsan Sgam-po;藏文拼音:Songzain Gambo;THDL:Songtsen Gampo; 又称 khri-srong btsan
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Uncle PK.
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