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 (nĕp′ə-lēz′, -lēs′)
Of or relating to Nepal or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Nepalese
a. A native or inhabitant of Nepal.
b. A person of Nepalese ancestry.
2. The Nepali language.


1. (Placename) of or relating to Nepal or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Nepal or its inhabitants
n, pl -ese
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Nepal


(ˌnɛp əˈliz, -ˈlis)

n., pl. -lese for 2,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Nepal.
3. of or pertaining to Nepal or its inhabitants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nepalese - a native or inhabitant of NepalNepalese - a native or inhabitant of Nepal  
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Gurkha - a member of Hindu people descended from brahmins and Rajputs who live in Nepal
Adj.1.Nepalese - of or pertaining to or characteristic of Nepal or its people or language or culture; "Nepalese troops massed at the border"; "Nepali mountains are among the highest in the world"; "the different Nepali words for `rice'"


A. ADJnepalés
B. Nnepalés/esa m/f


, Nepali
Nepalese m, → Nepalesin f
(Ling) → Nepalesisch nt
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