Definition of Newar in English:

Newar

adjective

  • Of or relating to a Tibeto-Burman people of the Kathmandu valley in Nepal, or their language.

noun

  • 1The language of the Newar people; = Newari.

  • 2A member of the Newar people.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirkpatrick (1754–1812), army officer in the East India Company and diplomatist. From Newar (Newari Newār), vernacular name for Nepal and the Kathmandu valley among the original Tibeto-Burman population.

Pronunciation

Newar

/nɪˈwɑː/