Nepalese
Nepalese Nep`a*lese" (? or ?), prop. a. Of or pertaining to Nepal, a kingdom North of India; as, Nepalese troops massed at the border. [Formerly written {Nepaulese}.]

Syn: Nepali. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Nepalese — Nep a*lese (? or ?), prop. n. sing. & pl. A native or natives of Nepal, or an inhabitant of Nepal. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nepalese — 1. adjective /nɛ.pəˈliːz/ Of, from, or pertaining to Nepal, the Nepalese people or the Nepalese language. Syn: Nepali 2. noun /nɛ.pəˈliːz/ a) A person from Nepal or of Nepalese descent. b) The nati …   Wiktionary

  • Nepalese — /nɛpəˈliz/ (say nepuh leez) adjective Also, Nepali. 1. of or relating to Nepal or its inhabitants. –noun 2. (plural Nepalese) Also, Nepali. a native or inhabitant of Nepal. 3. the Nepalese people collectively. 4. Also, Nepali. the language spoken …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nepalese — Nepaulese Nep au*lese (? or ?), prop. a. Of or pertaining to Nepal (formerly written Nepaul), a kingdom North of India; same as {Nepalese}. n. sing. & pl. A native or natives of Nepal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nepalese — /nep euh leez , lees /, adj., n., pl. Nepalese for 2. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Nepal, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Nepal. 3. Nepali (def. 1). [1810 20; NEPAL + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Nepalese — adjective or noun see Nepal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nepalese — Einwohner Nepals * * * Ne|pa|le|se 〈m. 17〉 Einwohner von Nepal * * * Ne|pa|le|se, der; n, n: Ew. * * * Ne|pa|le|se, der; n, n: ↑Nepaler …   Universal-Lexikon

  • nepalese — ne·pa·lé·se agg., s.m. e f. 1. agg. CO del Nepal | agg., s.m. e f., nativo o abitante del Nepal 2. s.m. TS ling. lingua ufficiale del Nepal, del gruppo indoario, parlata nel Nepal, in Bhutan e nel Bengala orientale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1934.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • nepalese — {{hw}}{{nepalese}}{{/hw}}agg. ; anche s. m.  e f. Del Nepal …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • nepalese — pl.m. e f. nepalesi …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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