noun (plural Lepcha or Lepchas) Date: 1819 1. a member of a people of Sikkim, India 2. the Tibeto-Burman language of the Lepcha people

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  • LEPCHA — Population habitant le Népal oriental, le Bhoutan occidental, l’État indien du Sikkim et le district de Darjeeling (Inde). Leur nombre est évalué entre 50 000 et 70 000. Il semble que les Lepcha soient les plus anciens habitants du Sikkim, car… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lepcha — may refer to: *Lepcha people *Lepcha language *Lepcha script …   Wikipedia

  • Lepcha —   [ lɛptʃa], Lẹptscha, Selbstbezeichnung Rọngpa, mongolides Volk tibetobirmanischer Sprache v. a. in Sikkim und im Distrikt Darjeeling von West Bengal, Indien (etwa 55 000 Lepcha), sowie in angrenzenden Gebieten von Bhutan (20 000 Lepcha). Die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lepcha — Lepcha, Volksstamm, s. Leptscha …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lepcha — Die Lepcha (Leptša) oder Róng sind eine kleine Volksgruppe des östlichen Himalajaraums. Ihre Muttersprache ist das gleichnamige Lepcha. Lepcha in Singhik 1938 Das Volk der Lepcha Die Lepcha sind ein tibet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lepcha — Los lepcha forman un grupo étnico que vive en Sikkim, en Bengala Occidental y Tripura, en la India. Hablan lenguas del Himalaya pertenecientes a la familia tibetano birmana. Los lepcha son de estirpe mongoloide, viven en el Himalaya, en las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lepcha — /lep cheuh/, n., pl. Lepchas, (esp. collectively) Lepcha for 1. 1. a member of a people of Sikkim and adjacent areas of Nepal, Bhutan, and India. 2. the Tibeto Burman language of the Lepcha. * * * ▪ people also called  Rong,         people of… …   Universalium

  • lepcha — ˈlepchə noun (plural lepcha or lepchas) Usage: usually capitalized 1. a. : a Mongoloid people of Sikkim, India b. : a member of such people 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lepcha — n. member of Buddhist people who live Sikkim region in northeast India n. Tibeto Burman language spoken by the Lepcha people in Sikkim (India) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lepcha — [ lɛptʃə] noun (plural same or Lepchas) 1》 a member of a people living mainly in mountain valleys in Sikkim, western Bhutan, and parts of Nepal and West Bengal. 2》 the Tibeto Burman language of the Lepcha. Origin from Nepali lāpche …   English new terms dictionary

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