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Eugenio Ghersi and Tucci's Languages: Tibetan, Sanskrit, Chinese, Pali, Hebrew, Bangla, Urdu, Iranian, Pashto, Nepali, Mongolian..

Dr. Eugenio Ghersi (1904-1997), Tucci’s physician, photographer and cartographer in the 1933 and 1935 expeditions in Tibet and the 1933 trip in Nepal, said that he knew 22 languages: Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, Pali, Hebrew, Bangla, Urdu, Iranian, Pashto, Nepali, Mongolian. He knew all these languages to perfection, and many more!

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