[gur-kuh, goo r-] /ˈgɜr kə, ˈgʊər-/
noun, plural Gurkhas (especially collectively) Gurkha.
a member of a Rajput people, Hindu in religion, who achieved dominion over Nepal in the 18th century.
a Nepalese soldier in the British or Indian army.
noun (pl) -khas, -kha
a member of a Hindu people, descended from Brahmins and Rajputs, living chiefly in Nepal, where they achieved dominance after being driven from India by the Muslims
a member of this people serving as a soldier in the Indian or British army
1811, member of a dominant race of Nepal, of Hindu descent, famous as warriors. Said to be ultimately from Sanskrit gauh “cow” + raksati “he protects.”
/ˌɡʊəˈkɑːlɪ; ˌɡɜː-/ noun 1. the language of the Gurkhas, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
/ˈɡʊəmʊkɪ/ noun 1. the script used for writing the Punjabi language
/ɡərn; ɡɜːn/ verb 1. (intransitive) a variant spelling of girn
[gur-nerd] /ˈgɜr nərd/ noun, plural (especially collectively) gurnard (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gurnards. 1. any marine fish of the family Triglidae, having an armored, spiny head and the front part of the pectoral fins modified for crawling on the sea bottom. 2. . /ˈɡɜːnəd/ noun (pl) -nard, -nards, -net, -nets […]