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Relating to or characteristic of Bhutan, its inhabitants, or their language:‘a remote Bhutanese village’
- ‘Every single structure here is distinctly Bhutanese.’
- ‘Historically, Bhutanese music was comprised of two genres: traditional ballads and sacred music performed at religious ceremonies and festivals.’
- ‘The stand-out experience, however, is a traditional Bhutanese hot stone bath.’
- ‘Also on display and sale will be Bhutanese handicrafts like prayer bells, traditional woven textiles, stupas and gold plated statues of the Buddha.’
- ‘Some of the most interesting sessions at Mountain Echoes were those in which Bhutanese authors spoke about their work.’
- ‘Every building in the Bhutanese cities is worthwhile exploring.’
1A native or inhabitant of Bhutan:‘the average Bhutanese speaks at least three to four languages’‘the Bhutanese are well known for their archery skills’
- ‘My guide is a 29-year-old Bhutanese who was always eager to share his culture and traditions with me.’
- ‘The Bhutanese are fiercely protective of their national identity and natural heritage.’
- ‘To ask a Bhutanese about happiness is akin to asking a Frenchman about wine or a Brazilian about soccer.’
- ‘Most Bhutanese refer to their homeland as Druk-yul, the original and still official name.’
- ‘Though most Bhutanese are Buddhists, they are not vegetarians.’
- ‘Like the many other Bhutanese we met, this family's spirits filled our hearts.’
- ‘Hinduism is practiced by the southern Bhutanese.’
2[mass noun] The language of Bhutan:‘one man who had been living there for some time could speak Bhutanese’
- ‘Dzongkha or Bhutanese is spoken by about 130,000 people in Bhutan, where it is the national language, and also in Nepal and India.’
- ‘Bhutanese and Dinka, spoken in southern Sudan, were among the most recent languages added to library collections.’
- ‘I need a English to Bhutanese/Dzongkha Translator urgently.’
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