|1.||[ noun ] a native or inhabitant of Nepal|
|Related terms:||Asian Gurkha Nepal|
|2.||[ adjective ] 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'"
|Related terms:||Nepal Nepal|
|3.||[ noun ] (linguistics) the official state language of Nepal|