The first scholarly dictionary of its kind by the world's leading lexicographer of modern Tibetan. It is for everyone who needs to write or speak modern Tibetan. It has 16,000 main entries and 29,000 sub-entries ranging from the technical and scholarly to the idiomatic and colloquial.
"The phonetic and grammatical introduction is excellent.. The semantic subsenses of each English word are carefully distinguished and the format is dense and concise, so that there is no wasted blank space and no fat."- James A. Matisoff. University of California, Berkeley