noun, plural Lep·chas, (especially collectively) Lep·cha for 1.
  1. a member of a people of Sikkim and adjacent areas of Nepal, Bhutan, and India.
  2. the Tibeto-Burman language of the Lepcha.
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  1. plural -cha or -chas a member of a Mongoloid people of Sikkim
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Tibeto-Burman branch of the Sino-Tibetan family
  1. of or relating to this people or their language
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