Sherpa utensils: Sermung Kyo

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Sermung Kyo (सेर्मुङ्ग क्यो) refers to a “brass tea scoop”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Sermuṅg, Sermuṅga or Sermunga.

The text in Devanagari reads:

सेर्मुङ्ग क्यो - चिया उमाउने पित्तलको डाडु

Transliteration (IAST):

sermuṅga kyo - ciyā umāune pittalako ḍāḍu.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

sermunga [sermung] ... - ciya umaune ...[pittlako] dadu.

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: 1600
Focal length: 34mm

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