Bhotiya\ˈbō-tē-ə, -(ˌ)ä\ or
Definition of Bhotia
1a : the peoples of southern Tibet and Bhutan b : a member of such peoples
2a : tibetan b : any or all of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in Tibet or in the Himalayan region
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Origin and Etymology of bhotia
Sanskrit bhotīya Tibetan (adjective), from Bhota Tibet
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