Sherpa dictionary


NepalResearch: Sherpa & Nepali dictionaries

Sherpa conversation & basic words by Lhakpa Doma Sherpa, Chhiri Tendi Sherpa, Karl-Heinz Krämer (2006)

Sherpa-English dictionary with literary Tibetan and Nepali equivalents, by Nicolas Tournadre, Guillaume Oisel, Gyurme Chodrak, Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa (2009)


Tibetan keyboard

Devanagari keyboard

The phonetics and phonology of the Sherpa language by Thomas Graves (2007)

Study of phonemes in Sherpa language: phonological study, by Gelu Sherpa (2007)

The language of the Sherpa people
The Sherpa is a Tibetic language, closed to the Tibetan. This language is written with the Tibetan or the Devanagari script, like the Nepali.

The meanings of sherpa: an evolving social category, by Anne Parker, in Himalaya (1989)

Reconstructing the Sherpa image: creation of the Sahib and Sherpa identities, by Anjashi Sarkar, in Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (2016)

Situationally Sherpa: race, ethnicity, and the labour geography of the Everest industry, by Shae Frydenlund, in Journal of cultural geography (2018)

Sherpa intercultural experiences in Himalayan mountaineering: a pragmatic phenomenological perspective, by Young Hoon Oh, thesis (2016)

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