Sherpa bronze plates

Image title: Sherpa bronze plates

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Dermang (देरमाङ) refers to “bronze plates used to eat rice, pancakes etc.”. It is a Nepali word which can also be transliterated as Dermaṅg, Deramaṅga, Deramanga, Deramaṅa or Deramana.

The text in Devanagari reads:

देरमाङ - भात खान प्रोग गर्न चरेसको भांडो

Transliteration (IAST):

deramāṅa - bhāta khāna proga garna caresako bhāṃḍo/bhāṇḍo.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

deramana [dermang] - bhata [bhat] khana [khan] proga [prog] garna [garn] ... bhamdo/bhando.

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: 1250
Focal length: 27mm

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Resolution: 2400 x 1600
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