Bhotia

noun Bho·tia \ˈbō-tē-ə, -(ˌ)ä\
variants: less commonly

Bhotiya

\ˈbō-tē-ə, -(ˌ)ä\ or

Bhutia

\ˈbü-tē-ə, -(ˌ)ä\

Definition of Bhotia

plural

Bhotia

or

Bhotias

also

Bhotiya

or

Bhotiyas

or

Bhutia

or

Bhutias

  1. 1a :  the peoples of southern Tibet and Bhutan b :  a member of such peoples

  2. 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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