Share this entry

Share this page

Sherpa

Saltos de línea: Sherpa
Pronunciación: /ˈʃəːpə
 
/

Definición de Sherpa en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Sherpas)

1A member of a Himalayan people living on the borders of Nepal and Tibet, renowned for their skill in mountaineering.
Example sentences
  • Often inseparable from their association with world-class mountaineering, the Sherpas of Nepal inhabit much of the Solu-Khumbu or Khumbu regions of the Himalayas.
  • Unlike Americans or Europeans, Himalayan Sherpas consider high-altitude climbing to be decidedly unglamorous, dangerous, dirty work.
  • Until recently, Nepal's legendary Sherpas, who play a pivotal role in almost every ascent of Himalayan peaks, just watched from the sidelines as accomplished climbers from the West minted money with guided tours up Everest.

Origen

from Tibetan sharpa 'inhabitant of an Eastern country'.

Definición de Sherpa en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día ingratiate
Pronunciación: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…