A Tibetan-English Dictionary (Compact Edition): with Special Reference to the Prevailing Dialects, To which is added An English-Tibetan Vocabulary
About the Author(s)
Heinrich Jaschke (1817-1883), a missionary of the Moravian Mission Society, went to Lahaul and Ladakh and became well-versed in the Tibetan language. Jaschke wrote a number of text boks for Tibetan children and began translating the Bible into Tibetan. He wrote a short practical Grammar of the Tibetan Language with special reference to the spoken dialects, 1865, Romanized Tibetan-English Dictionary, 1866 and Introduction to the Hindi and Urdu Languages for Tibetans. He published the Dictionary of the Tibetan Language in German. He translated it into English and published it in 1881 in London. Jaschke also contributed papers on the pronunciation and phonetics of the Tibetan language. He translated some of the songs of Milaraspa into German.