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Bhutanese

[boot-n-eez, -ees] /ˌbut nˈiz, -ˈis/
noun, plural Bhutanese.
1.
a native or inhabitant of Bhutan.
2.
the Tibetan language as spoken in Bhutan.
adjective
3.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Bhutan, its inhabitants, or their language.
Origin of Bhutanese
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; Bhutan + -ese
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  • The Bhutanese women are the ugliest specimens of femininity I have ever seen.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
  • They were officially styled the Bhutan Agent and the Bhutanese interpreter.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
  • These were for the most part Bhutanese, but there were several Chinese among them.

    The Jungle Girl

    Gordon Casserly
  • The Bhutanese are badly armed; but they are fanatically brave.

    The Elephant God Gordon Casserly
  • "It seems a very small and weak place to have stopped our invading troops in the war," he said in Bhutanese.

    The Jungle Girl

    Gordon Casserly
  • The bullet-headed, cheery old gentleman beamed with pleasure as they shook hands and greeted each other in Bhutanese.

    The Jungle Girl

    Gordon Casserly
  • Miss Benson's coming to stay with us during the Monsoons for a bit; and she has asked me to teach her Bhutanese, too.

    The Jungle Girl

    Gordon Casserly
British Dictionary definitions for Bhutanese

Bhutanese

/ˌbuːtɑːnˈɪːz/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Bhutan
adjective
2.
of or relating to Bhutan or its inhabitants
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