Particle ཡང་

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Articles on Tibetan Grammar
1. Introduction
2. Formation of the Tibetan Syllable
3. Formation of the Tibetan Word
4. First case: ming tsam
5. agentive particle
6. Connective Particle
7. La don particles
8. La don particles—Notes
9. Originative case
10. Verbs
11. Verbs—Notes
12. Syntactic particles

by Stefan J. E.

Particle ཡང་

Note: For usage of ཡང་ as concessive particle, see: Concessive particle, "ornament gather particle", རྒྱན་སྡུད་ཀྱི་སྒྲ་, ཚིག་རྒྱན་

Adverb: "again", "further" at the beginning of sentence

ཡང་ཡིད་དུ་འོང་མི་འོང་བར་མ་གསུམ་དང༌།་་་ དབྱེ་བ་ཡང་ཡོད་དོ།
pleasant  unpleasant in between  three           divisions    exist
Further, [there] are also the divisions of the three of pleasant, unpleasant and neutral, and...


In phrases "again"

ཡང་ཡང་
again again
over and over again, repeatedly, continually


ཡང་ནས་ཡང་དུ་
again again


Indefinite pronouns

སུ་ཡང་
who (animate)'
anybody, whoever
ཅི་ཡང་
what, which (inanimate)'
anything, whatever,


གང་ཡང་
who, what, which (animate + inanimate)'
whoever, whatever
ནམ་ཡང་
'


Indefinite qualifier

ནམ་ཡང་
when
always, ever (or "never" with negated verb)
དུས་གང་དུ་ཡང་
time what
always, "at whatever time"


to separate v.i. ཐ་མི་དད་པ་
བྲལ་བ།  འབྲལ་བ།  འབྲལ་བ། 
past pres. fut. imp.
ནམ་ཡང་བྲལ་མ་གྱུར་ན་་་
ever  separate not became (auxiliary)'
If [one would] never become separated...