Photograph: an old Sherpa man

Image title: Photograph: an old Sherpa man

Description of the photo

This photograph depicts an old Sherpa man. Sherpa (शेर्पा) can also be transliterated as Śerpā or Serpa.

The text in Devanagari reads:

वृद्ध शेर्पा

Transliteration (IAST):

vṛddha śerpā.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

vriddha [vriddh] sherpa.

Gallery information:

The Sherpa people refers to one of the indigenous ethnic group from Nepal (the Himalayan regions) who migrated out of Tibet as early as the 13th century. Their religion is Tibetan Buddhism (particularly Nyingma) and they worship mountains as Gods pr protector deities. Sherpas speak Sino-Tibetan which represents a dialect of Tibetan.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-11
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 400
Focal length: 32mm

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Size: 1.47 MB
Resolution: 1645 x 2400
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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