Gurkhali

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Gurkhali

(ˌɡʊəˈkɑːlɪ; ˌɡɜː-)
n
(Languages) the language of the Gurkhas, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
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"Gorkha is home to so many brave Gorkhalis who helped the world, but are not being helped enough," a Subash Ghimire tweeted from Gorkha this morning.
Sous l'impulsion de Roberts, les Gorkhalis avaient termines devant l'Afghanistan et le Sri Lanka lors de la derniere edition.
He was "the first ordained Nepali pastor, translator of the Nepali Bible (completed in 1914 after forty years of labor--he was made a life governor of the British and Foreign Bible Society), pioneer in Nepali literature, and owner of the first Nepali press." (15) In 1914 Ganga Prasad returned with his extended family to Kathmandu to establish a Christian presence there, but they were expelled by the Rana rulers with the words, "There is no room for Christians in Nepal!" A great legacy of Ganga Prasad was a hymn he wrote that for fifty years expressed the expectant prayers of the waiting clusters of missionaries and exiled Nepali Christians--"Prabhu arji suni leu, Gorkhali le mukti paune dhoka kholi deu ..." Lord, hear our prayer, open the door of salvation for the Gorkhalis....
Of the history of the Limbus, we know nothing definite until the latter part of the eighteenth century, when their "nation," known to the Gorkhalis as Limbuvan, begins to be absorbed into the nascent Nepalese state.