Gurkhali


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Gurkhali

(ˌɡʊəˈkɑːlɪ; ˌɡɜː-)
n
(Languages) the language of the Gurkhas, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
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He served with the famous 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles, one of the five in the Punjab Frontier Forces better known as the Piffers, close to the Khyber Pass, where he was able to grasp the basics of Gurkhali and Urdu, but still not Chinese.
He also learned their language, Gurkhali, so as to truly get to know them.
And forty years later, in 1997, Rajendra Rongong and Robert Karthak were the key persons to lead one of the earliest Nepali missionary teams into Myanmar, where they helped establish the Myanmar Gurkhali Christian Fellowship.
"I want to say in the time-honoured cry, Ayo Gurkhali!"
Her fist again clenched, she then bellowed out the soldiers' battle-cry "Ayo Gurkhali" - "the Gurkhas are coming".
I want to say in the time-honoured cry: 'Ayo Gurkhali!'."
"I want to say in the time-honoured cry, 'Ayo Gurkhali!"' Ms Lumley, whose late father was an officer in the Gurkha regiment, said a great injustice had been righted when the Government finally relented in May and said all Gurkha veterans with four years' service would be allowed to move to the UK.
"I want to say in the time-honoured cry, 'Ayo Gurkhali!'" Ms Lumley, whose late father was an officer in the Gurkha regiment, said a great injustice had been righted when the Government finally relented in May and said all Gurkha veterans with four years' service would be allowed to move to the UK.
She told the crowd: "I want to say in the time-honoured cry, 'Ayo Gurkhali!"' - here comes the Gurkhas.
in India, her father was an officer in a Gurkha regiment, so she was familiar with Gurkha culture and I would not be surprised if she didn't speak Gurkhali as I heard on TV.
Surrounded by the Nepalese warriors, Ms Lumley, whose late father was an officer in the Gurkha regiment, led the cheer of "Ayo Gurkhali" - "the Gurkhas are coming".
Surrounded by the heroic Nepalese warriors, Ms Lumley, whose late father was an officer in the Gurkha regiment, led the cheer of "Ayo Gurkhali" - "the Gurkhas are coming".