ngag 'don

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chant, recitation [JV]

1) to chant, recite, (a liturgy, etc.). 2) chanting, daily prayers, recitation, chant, liturgy, recital. Syn kha 'don ngag gdon [RY]

chant, recite, liturgy, recital [by heart] [IW]

1) vocal recitation, vocal recital, vocal intonation, vocal chanting, vocal incantation, vocal liturgy; 2) to vocally recite, vocally intone, vocally chant, vocally incant; 3) vocalized recitation, vocalized recital, vocalized intonation, vocalized chanting, vocalized incantation, vocalized liturgy; 4) voiced recitation, voiced recital, voiced intonation, voiced chanting, voiced incantation, voiced liturgy; 5) verbal recitation, verbal recital, verbal intonation, verbal chanting, verbal incantation, verbal liturgy; 6) to verbally recite, verbally intone, verbally chant, verbally incant; 7) chanted recitation, chanted recital, chanted intonation, chanted incantation, chanted liturgy; 8) recited intonation, recited chanting, recited incantation, recited liturgy; 9) intoned recitation, intoned recital, intoned chanting, intoned chanting, intoned incantation, intoned liturgy; 9) incanted recitation, incanted recital, incanted intonation, incanted chanting, incanted liturgy. Similar to kha 'don, which itself is the main Tibetan word used for the chanting or vocal recitation of religious texts. The main point here is that the recitation ('don) is done out loud with the voice (ngag). [Erick Tsiknopoulos]