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Nepali

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noun Ne·pali \nə-ˈpȯ-lē, -ˈpä-, -ˈpa-\

Definition of Nepali

plural

Nepali

also

Nepalis

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Nepal

  2. 2 :  an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Nepal

Nepali

adjective


Origin and Etymology of nepali

Hindi naipālī of Nepal, from Sanskrit naipālīya, from Nepāla Nepal


First Known Use: 1882


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