Once, she called home all excited about her new Lhasa apso—a $500 dog!
Any cars coming from Lhasa are immediately stopped and searched," says one local, "What have we done to deserve this?
He had a ferocious temper, growing so angry at times his body shook as he stood on the shiny floor of his winter palace in Lhasa.
said to be a corruption in Chinese or Arabic of Bod, indigenous name, of unknown origin. As an adjective in English, Tibetian is older (1747) but Tibetan (1822) is now the usual word.
Note: The Dalai Lama, religious and civil leader of Tibet, was forced into exile in 1959, when the Chinese annexed the country.