Lama Meaning and Definition


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Lama meaning

Word: Lama

How to pronounce: ˈlɑːmə

Noun

Definitions:

1. An honorific title applied to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism, whether a reincarnate lama (such as the Dalai Lama) or one who has earned the title in life.

Example sentences: "Both Hindus and Buddhists cremate their dead, except for important lamas (Buddhist spiritual leaders), who are buried."

2. A Tibetan or Mongolian Buddhist monk.

Example sentences: "Ricard, himself a Buddhist lama, is the French translator for the Dalai Lama and has photographed life in Tibet and Nepal for 30 years."


Synonyms:

llama


Derivations:

Lam


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